(Photo Credits: Lil Tje / Instagram)
New Jersey: Rapper Lil Tje was shot at a shopping promenade in New Jersey on Wednesday. According to tmzThe 21-year-old “Leaked” rapper underwent emergency surgery following the incident and is recovering. Officers from the Edgewater Police Department “responded to a shooting at Promenade in Edgewater at 12:08 p.m., and found a 22-year-old victim with a gunshot wound.”
A second victim, 22, was found with the same gunshot wound at a nearby Exxon gas station, and both victims were taken to a local hospital, according to the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office (BCPO). The BCPO later said that one of the hospitalized victims was upgraded from serious to stable, while the other was in good condition with non-life-threatening injuries, the people reported. However, officials did not name anyone involved.
For those unaware, Tjay became famous after sharing his own music on SoundCloud, and eventually released his debut studio album True 2 Myself in 2019 on Columbia Records. His song “FN” has over 523 million streams on Spotify, and he has over 7 million followers on Instagram.
Upon learning of the shocking incident, The Kid Laroi and French Montana took to social media and expressed concern about the artist’s health. “Pray for TJAY.” The Kid Laroi wrote on Twitter. They were scheduled to perform at the Nickelodeon Universe theme park at the American Dream Mall on July 22, as well as at several music festivals in Europe.
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