Lil TJay was one of two people shot in New Jersey early Wednesday morning, just weeks after declaring it was going to be “a good summer.”
The Bronx-born rapper was struck multiple times at The Promenade in Edgewater. The Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office said cops
When they arrived, they discovered 21-year-old Lil TJay, whose real name is Tione Marriot, with multiple gunshot wounds.
Both were transported to an area hospital for treatment. Officials did not release their conditions,
Officials said the shooting happened after Mohamed Konate tried to rob Lil TJay, Boyd and a third person the rapper was with, 24-year-old Jeffrey Valdez.
Konate was arrested later on Wednesday by detectives from the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office and the New York Police Department.
He’s charged with three counts of attempted murder, three counts of armed robbery, two counts of possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose and fourth-degree aggravated assault.
Boyd and Valdez were both charged with unlawful possession of a weapon and were being held at the Bergen County Jail in Hackensack awaiting an initial hearing.