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Rapper Lil Tjay shoots multiple times in New Jersey

Lil Tjay was shot early Wednesday morning just weeks after declaring a "good summer" in New Jersey. I was alone.

The Bronx-born rapper was hit many times by the Edgewater promenade. The Bergen County Prosecutor's Office said it responded to reports that police were fired at the location after midnight.

When they arrived, they discovered 21-year-old Lil Tjay. Her real name is Tione Marriott and she has multiple gunshot wounds.

Antoine Boyd, 22, was also found in a single gunshot wound, officials said.

Both were taken to a local hospital for treatment. Authorities did not disclose their condition, butTMZ reported that Lil TJay had undergone emergency surgery.

Officials said the shooting took place after Mohammed Conate tried to rob Lil Tjay, Boyd, and the third person with the rapper, 24-year-old Jeffrey Valdes. .. Valdes and Boyd each had illegal weapons at the time.

Konate was arrested late Wednesday by a detective from the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office and the New York Police Department. His delivery to New Jersey is currently pending, officials said. 

He has been charged with three attempted murders, three armed robbers, two possessions of weapons for illegal purposes, and four assaults.

Lil Tjay rose to fame on Soundcloud in 2018 and has amassed over 7 million Instagram followers.
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Both Void and Valdes are illegally possessed A weapon charged, he was awaiting his first hearing at the Bergen County Prison in Hackensack.

Lil Tjay is a Bronx-born rapper with over 7 million followers on his Instagram. He became famous on Soundcloud and was signedby Columbia Recordsin 2018. His debut album "True 2 Myself" peaked at 5th place on the USBillboard 200.

Instagram PostJust two weeks before he was shot, the rapper had a video of himself dancing shirtless in a big chain with the caption "dis gon beagood summer". I posted it. According to the tour dates posted

SeatGeek.com , he was scheduled to perform at the Nickelodeon Universe Theme Park at the American Dream Mall on July 22nd. On the rapper's website.

Fellow artists and athletes prayed for the injured rapper.

"Pray for my Lil Bro Lil Tjay," tweeted hip-hop star French Montana.

The "Run It Up" wrapper was bustin Brooklyn in 2020 after a policeman found a gun cache on the Cadillac Escalade he was riding after being pulled.

On New Year's Eve, he was charged with criminal possession of weapons, criminal possession of stolen goods, and illegal possession of marijuana. He was born on a $ 50,000 bond posted by celebrity bail bondsman Islay Judelson.