Lil Tjay, the stage name of American rapper Tione Jayden Merritt, was allegedly shot in New Jersey during a shopping parade.
The well-known rapper was shot multiple times on Wednesday, necessitating emergency surgery. According to reports, the singer is on the mend following an impulsive attack.
Both the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office and the Edgewater Police Department found 22-year-old victims with single gunshot wounds near the gas station. Both victims were rushed to the nearby hospital’s emergency department.
According To Officials, The Incident Happened In Between The Robbery
Mohamed Konate was attempting to rob the victims, according to the official, and the victims were also found with illegal weapons.
The Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office and the New York Police Department arrested Konate the following day.
In addition to the attempted murder, the police have also charged Koante with armed robbery, armed robbery, and trouble invasion.
The police have also filed a charge against the two victims for illegally possessing firearms, as well.
After being in critical condition, one victim is now stable, according to the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office. The other victim, meanwhile, is no longer in danger, according to the office.
However, the names of the victims have only been revealed as Antoine and Jeffrey by police officials. Officials did not reveal the whereabouts of these people.
Musician’s SoundCloud release made him famous and he currently has 523 million Spotify streams and millions of Instagram followers.
Lil Tjay Top Hits
When True 2 Myself was released in 2019, the rapper signed with Columbia Records. The debut track also reached No. 5 on the Billboard 200 in the United States. Lil Tjay has made a name for himself in a short period of time.
After the release of his song “Resume,” Columbia Records paved the way for the singer to rise in the music industry.
French Montana and Kid Laroi, two of hip-most hop’s prominent stars, took to social media following the incident to ask for prayers in the name of the singer.
In addition to the performance at Nickelodeon Universe Theme Park on July 22, Tjay has already been confirmed for a string of European dates.
Tjay is a nickname he gave himself by combining the first letter of his first name with three letters from his middle name to create his most popular moniker.
Fanciers frequently refer to him solely by his moniker.
US citizens must wake up on Wednesday to the heartbreaking news of a talented rapper being shot multiple times in Edgewater, New York.