American rapper Lil TJay shot fired in New Jersey

American rapper Lil TJay shot fired in New Jersey

American rapper Lil TJay shot fired in New Jersey

American rapper Lil TJay shot fired in New Jersey

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  • Lil TJay was shot multiple times in New Jersey during robbery.
  • TJay and Antoine Boyd were both taken to a local hospital for treatment after being shot.
  • Officials did not disclose his health condition.
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Hollywood rapper Lil TJay was one of two people who were shot multiple times in New Jersey early on Wednesday morning during the robbery.

According to the police, the rapper from the Bronx was hit several times. Just after midnight, were called in response to reports of gunfire at the scene.

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They arrived to find Lil TJay, real name Tione Marriot, age 21, suffering from numerous gunshot wounds.

Authorities reported that Antoine Boyd, 22, was also discovered with a single gunshot wound.

Both were sent to a local hospital for medical attention. Officials did not disclose their health condition, but sources said, Lil TJay had emergency surgery.

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According to officials, Mohamed Konate attempted to rob Lil TJay, Boyd, and another person the rapper was with, 24-year-old Jeffrey Valdez, before the shooting took place. Boyd and Valdez both had illegal weapons on them at the time.

Later on Wednesday, Konate was taken into custody by detectives from the New York Police Department and the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office. According to officials, his extradition to New Jersey is still pending.

Three counts of attempted murder, three counts of armed robbery, two counts of having a weapon in an unlawful manner, and fourth-degree aggravated assault are all brought against him.

Boyd and Valdez were being held at the Bergen County Jail in Hackensack pending an initial hearing after being charged with unlawful possession of a weapon.

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