Rapper Lil Tjay Shot During Robbery

The rapper Lil Tjay shot during robbery attempt. Suspects are have been arrested

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The "Calling My Phone" rapper was shot outside of a retail complex, along with another person and was later treated for an emergency.

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Three suspects were arrested following the incident in which the rapper Lil Tjay was shot in New Jersey just after midnight on Wednesday.

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The Bergen County Prosecutor's Office confirmed that Lil Tjay, real name Tione Jayden Merritt was injured several times in an attempt to robbery.

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Three suspects were arrested: Mohamed Konate (on charges of attempted murder, armed robbery and weapons offences) as well as Jeffrey Valdez and Antoine Boyd.

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The shooting took place in the an area of shopping called 14 The Promenade in Edgewater According the press statement by the Bergen County.

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The incident occurred at 12:08 a.m. ET at 12:08 a.m. ET, the Edgewater Police Department responded to an emergency 911 call to the address.

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Another location, an Exxon Station police officers discovered another person identified as Boyd who had a shot wound.

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Lil Tjay rose to prominence in 2018 when he released his single "Resume." 

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Lil Tjay has dropped four albums and EPs which include F.N. as well as True 2 Myself in the year 2019.

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Lil Tjay has dropped four albums and EPs which include F.N. as well as True 2 Myself in the year 2019.

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Lil Tjay has dropped four albums and EPs which include F.N. as well as True 2 Myself in the year 2019.

CREDIT: Lil Tjay and or Liltjay Fanpage, Instagram