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Rapper Lil Tjay, legal name Tione Jayden Merritt, was shot at a shopping promenade in Edgewater just after midnight Wednesday, in an attempted robbery against the rapper and two of his friends.
Investigators have arrested the suspect of the attempted robbery, Mohamed Konate, 27, of New York City, on charges of attempted murder, armed robbery, and weapons offenses.
Rapper lil Tjay was shot by a man
( Source : Economictimes )
The rapper was with Jeffrey Valdez, 24, and Antoine Boyd, 22, while the incident happened. The rapper was shot multiple times and it also injured Boyd, Prosecutors said Wednesday night.
Prosecutors had said earlier that one victim was taken to the hospital in critical condition but was by later described as stable, while the other victim was hospitalized with non-fatal injuries and is in “good” condition.
Jeffrey and Antoine both were also arrested following the incident on weapons possession charges and were both being held in Bergen County Jail. TMZ reported Wednesday morning that Merritt, underwent emergency surgery, citing law enforcement sources.