Rapper Lil TJay got shot multiple times in New Jersey
On 23rd June, Wednesday Rapper Lil TJay and one person with him was shot in New Jersey early morning, just weeks ago he said “dis gona be a good summer.”
At the Promenade in Edgewater, the Bronx-born rapper was shot several times.
According to the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office, cops responded immediately after they were reported the news of of the incident.
When Cops arrived at the location, they found 21-year-old Lil TJay, whose real name is Tione Marriot, was lying down with multiple gunshot wounds.
The other person who was also shot was 22 years old Antoine Boyd also found with a single gunshot wound.
Both were sent to an local hospital in the area for treatment. However, Officials did not said anything about their conditions but Later news came that Lil TJay underwent emergency surgery.
According to officials, Mohamed Konate attempted to rob rapper Lil TJay, Boyd, and 24-year-old Jeffrey Valdez along with Lil TJay and Boyd.
Valdez and Boyd both had an illegal weapon with them at the time.
Later on Wednesday, Konate was arrested by detectives from the New York Police Department and the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office.
Just two weeks before he has been shot, he posted a video on Instagram dancing shirtless with a big chain, captioned “dis gon be a good summer.”
Fellow artists and athletes prayed for the rapper.