Rapper Lil Tjay is present process emergency surgical procedure after being shot on Tuesday night time round midnight in New Jersey.
In keeping with experiences by TMZ, regulation enforcement confirmed that he was shot in Edgewater, New Jersey, and he’s receiving emergency medical consideration. It’s unclear the kind of accidents he acquired.
No additional particulars have been launched by the police, however in line with experiences, there have been two shootings within the space the place Tjay was reportedly shot. One was at a Chipotle restaurant the place a sufferer was shot a number of instances, whereas one other capturing was at an Exxon fuel station the place the sufferer was solely shot as soon as. It’s unclear if these incidents are associated to the rapper being shot.
Within the meantime, police are investigating the incident, however nobody has been arrested, and no motive has but been acknowledged by investigating officers.
Lil Tjay, whose actual title is Tione Jayden Merritt, is initially from the Bronx, New York. He has had earlier run-ins with the regulation and was arrested in December 2020 in Brooklyn for legal possession of a weapon, marijuana possession, and grand larceny.
The rapper was arrested after the automobile he was touring was pulled over for a site visitors violation. Officers reportedly smelled marijuana, searched the automotive, and located 4 loaded handguns and marijuana.
The Billboard-charting rapper lately launched his newest album Destined 2 Win final 12 months however has saved a low profile for the reason that 12 months began.
On the time of this publication, TMZ reported that Lil Tjay was out of surgical procedure and is anticipated to get well from his accidents.