New York rapper and singer Lil Tjay was shot in Edgewater, New Jersey final night time, TMZ, CBS New York, and NJ Advance Media report. The incident occurred shortly after midnight final night time in what police mentioned was an tried armed theft. Based on police, Tjay and 22-year-old Antoine Boyd had been each shot at an area purchasing plaza known as 14 The Promenade. Tjay has reportedly undergone emergency surgical procedure, TMZ stories.
Mohamed Konate, 27, was arrested by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Workplace and the New York Metropolis Police Division. He was charged with three counts of tried homicide, three counts of armed theft, aggravated assault, and weapons-related offenses.
Boyd and Jeffrey Valdez, who was additionally with Tjay on the time of the capturing, had been arrested for illegal weapon possession.
Pitchfork has reached out to representatives for Lil Tjay in addition to the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Workplace and Edgewater Police Division for additional info and remark.