Rapper Lil Tjay (21) shot during a robbery

It happened in New Jersey
From robbery to shooting
Lil TJay received multiple bullet wounds
Urgent intervention
Not out of danger yet
An injured friend
Jeffrey Valdez was not hit
An arrest in a few hours
Brought to court
He faces a major sanction
Several more charges
Lil TJay's friends in trouble
Illegal possession of weapons
Massive support for the rapper
Waiting for evolution
It happened in New Jersey

It all happened in The Promenade shopping center in Edgewater, New Jersey. Lil TJay was in a restaurant with two other friends when they were robbed.

From robbery to shooting

As TMZ points out, the scene quickly escalated into violence and the attacker opened fire on the young Bronx rapper and his friends.

Lil TJay received multiple bullet wounds

Lil TJay, whose real name is Tione Jayden Merritt, got the worst of it and, as confirmed by the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office, he was shot multiple times.

Urgent intervention

The rapper was rushed to hospital, where he underwent emergency surgery.

Not out of danger yet

TMZ reports that everything went well but he is not out of danger yet, given the seriousness of the situation.

An injured friend

Antoine Boyd, one of Lil TJay's friends, also received the impact of one of the bullets during the incident, according to the authorities. Boyd was also taken to hospital.

Jeffrey Valdez was not hit

Jeffrey Valdez, Lil TJay's other friend, was reportedly spared, according to TMZ.

An arrest in a few hours

The investigation of the facts worked wonderfully and, within a few hours, the police arrested the perpetrator of the shooting.

Brought to court

Mohamed Konate has been identified as the person responsible for shooting Lil TJay (photo) and his two friends, according to TMZ. He's already in the hands of justice.

He faces a major sanction

The detainee has been charged with three counts of attempted murder.

Several more charges

In addition to these serious charges of robbery with a weapon and aggravated assault, Mohamed Konate could receive a very severe sentence.

Lil TJay's friends in trouble

Lil TJay's two friends have also been arrested, according to TMZ.

Illegal possession of weapons

Antoine Boyd and Jeffrey Valdez had illegal weapons in their possession when the events occurred, for which they were charged with illegal possession of weapons.

Massive support for the rapper

Lil TJay, who has more than 7 million followers on Instagram despite only sharing three posts, has received an outpouring of support on social media.

"Pray for my lil bro lil Tjay"

French Montana, a close friend of the rapper, has requested on Twitter that everyone "Pray for my lil bro lil Tjay."

Waiting for evolution

We will have to wait several days to find out how the injuries heal, how many shots he received, and what the rapper's version of events is. What we do know, is that it is a miracle that he can tell the tale.

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