New York rapper and singer Lil Tjay shot in Edgewater, New Jersey last night, TMZ, CBS New Yorkand NJ Advance Media report. The incident happened past 2 a.m. last night in what police said was an attempted armed robbery. According to police, Tjay and Antoine Boyd, 22, were shot at a local shopping plaza called 14 The Promenade. Tjay was reportedly undergoing emergency surgery, TMZ reports.
Mohamed Konate, 27, was arrested by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office and the New York City Police Department. He was charged with three counts of attempted murder, three counts of armed robbery, aggravated assault, and firearm -related offenses.
Boyd and Jeffrey Valdez, who were also with Tjay at the time of the shooting, were arrested for illegal possession of a firearm.
Pitchfork reached out to representatives for Lil Tjay as well as the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office and Edgewater Police Department for more information and comment.