Corey McClendon was released from jail Friday without charges in the shooting of rapper Young Dolph.
McClendon, who is an associate of Yo Gotti, was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder on Wednesday. While he has been released, Los Angeles District Attorney office confirmed that prosecutors have requested for him to be further investigated.
“Under California law, if you are arrested and booked and no charges are filed within 48 hours, you have to be released,” said Greg Risling, a spokesman for the Los Angeles District Attorney office. He said police must gather further evidence, “come back to us with a case and then (the district attorney) will decide whether to file charges.”
The 43 year old man was seem fleeing the scene in a gold Cadillac Escalade, while two other men fled on foot.
Young Dolph is currently rehabilitating from the shooting after undergoing a successful surgery.