Lil Tjay was reportedly hospitalized and brought into emergency surgical procedure after he was shot in New Jersey, in keeping with TMZ. The 21-year-old rapper was reportedly shot shortly after midnight in Edgewater, NJ on Wednesday Night time, June 22. Whereas he’s being operated on, the situation of his accidents from the capturing haven’t been made public but.
The Bergen County Prosecutor’s Workplace tweeted that it was wanting into the capturing, and that there have been two victims. “Main Crimes Unit and Edgewater PD are investigating a capturing with 2 victims round midnight on 6/22 at 14 The Promenade in Edgewater. Extra particulars to observe,” they tweeted. There have been reportedly two locations that the capturing occurred: a Chipotle and an Exxon Gast Station not removed from the fast-food institution. It’s not clear the place TJay was when he was shot, nor who the opposite sufferer is. No suspect has been taken in, and the motive isn’t clear.
The capturing hasn’t been referenced on any of Tjay’s social media. He did publish an Instagram Story a number of hours earlier than the capturing. “PSA. Simply since you’ve been round an individual doesn’t make you entitled to the fruits of that individuals [sic] labor,” he wrote.
Tjay has been a rising star within the hip-hop group. He’s been releasing music since he was solely a teen, together with his earliest tracks touchdown on SoundCloud in 2016. He dropped his debut document True 2 Myself with Columbia Data in 2019, and it boasted appearances by different main rap stars like Lil Child and Lil Wayne. He launched his sophomore album Destined 2 Win in 2021. Equally, it additionally featured heavy-hitters like Tyga, Saweetie and Offset.
Aside from his two albums, Tjay has been featured on singles by different main rappers. He had a visitor spot on Polo G’s 2019 single “Pop Out.” He was additionally on Pop Smoke’s posthumous 2020 LP Shoot for the Moon Goal for the Stars on the hit single “Temper Swings.”