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Lil Tjay Still Unconscious After Surgery, Alleged Shooter Arrested

Not long ago, American rapper Lil Tjay was shot multiple times in New Jersey at The Promenade in Edgewater. After undergoing the surgery, he is still in an unconscious state. Continue reading to know more about Tjay’s surgery and the shooting incident.

What happened to Lil Tjay?

For those of you who are unaware, let us tell the Bronx-born rapper was one of the two people who were shot in New Jersey on Wednesday, June 22. At the moment, he is still recovering from his injuries.

As per the reports of mypost.com, The Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office stated that the police officers took an action regarding the reports of shots fired at the location just after midnight.

When the cops arrived at the spot where the incident took place, the cops found the Calling My Phone singer with multiple gunshots. On the other hand, another person named Antoine Boyd, 22 was also discovered with a single gunshot wound. Soon afterward, the two of them were taken to the hospital for treatment as they needed medical attention.

Lil Tjay is still unconscious after surgery

According to the reports of TMZ, the 21-year-old U.S. rapper underwent emergency surgery and he is still unconscious at this point. He is on his way to recovery. As of now, the extent of his surgeries and his condition has not been revealed.

As per the reports of the media outlet, there were two shooting sites, one at a Chipotle Restaurant and another at a nearby Exxon Gas station. The victim at the Chipotle Restaurant was shot several times, whereas the one present at Exxon Gas station was shot once.

Who shot Lil Tjay?

It has been reported by TMZ, that the cops arrested a total of three men in relation to the shooting incident. Mohamed Konate has been arrested by the police authorities on charges of attempted murder, armed robbery, and weapons charges.

Two other men were also arrested by the police authorities, and each of them was charged with unlawful possession of a weapon. As per Complex, both of them are just waiting to make their first appearance in the court.

Tione Jayden Merritt popularly known as Lil Tjay is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter. He garnered the attention of the viewers with his song Resume which was released in the year 2018. He signed to Columbia Records later that year. His stage name comes from the first letter of his first name and the first three letters of his middle name.

Tjay dropped his debut studio album, True 2 Myself in 2019. The next year, he released the mixtape State of Emergency which features only drill artists from New York City. His second album, Destined 2 Win saw the light of the day in 2021  and it included the single “Calling My Phone”, a collaboration with American singer 6lack.

We wish Lil Tjay a speedy recovery. We are pretty sure he will bounce back and be in good shape soon. Don’t forget to stay tuned with us for the latest updates from the world of showbiz.

Meenal Mehta
Hi, I am Meenal. I'm a travel enthusiast, a movie buff and a cricket fan all wrapped in one. I love to capture moments through my words. Writing is my happy space, it has been a great way of putting all my thoughts out and feel liberated.


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