Rapper Lil Tjay underwent surgery yesterday (June 22nd) after being shot just after midnight in Edgewater, New Jersey. According to TMZ, law enforcement sources said that there were two shooting sites, once at a Chipotle restaurant and another at a nearby Exxon Gas station. The victim at the Chipotle was shot several times and the victim at the Exxon was shot once.
Cops arrested three men in connection with the shooting, one of which they say was the man who pulled the trigger. A release from Bergen County Prosecutor's Office stated that Mohamed Konate attempted to commit an armed robbery against Lil Tjay and two other men who were with the rapper. Cops say that Konate shot Tjay multiple times and one of the rapper's friends was shot once.
Konate has been charged with three counts of first degree attempted murder. The two men who were with Tjay were also arrested for second-degree unlawful possession of a weapon.
As of press time, a source said that Tjay was out of surgery and appeared to be doing better but he is not out of the woods yet.