Update: Lil Tjay is out of surgery, and it appears to be doing better. It was noted that he is still “not out of the woods yet.”

Original: Lil Tjay is one of the most popular rappers on the internet. The New York City native boasts an impressive 4.64 million followers on YouTube. Tjay also has a history of violent behavior. That may have led to an incident that has left him in a fight for his life.

TMZ reports that Lil Tjay was shot just after midnight in Edgewater, New Jersey. Another person was also shot in addition to Tjay. A source says one shooting occurred at a Chipotle restaurant and the other at a gas station nearby.

The victim at the restaurant was hit multiple times. The person shot at the gas station was only hit once. The identity of the second victim is unknown.


Police are still on the hunt for possible suspects. No names have been released in connection with the shootings. There is also no known motive.

Lil Tjay is currently undergoing emergency surgery. His condition is unknown. The story is still developing, and details remain sketchy on the nature of his wounds.

This shocking story is just the latest in a string of violence involving rap artists. Lil Tjay’s life may be in danger as doctors fight to repair the damage done by his gunshot wound. Everyone at Thirsty is sending our thoughts to Tjay and his family, friends, and fans at this scary time.

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Michael Perry

Michael Perry is a news contributor for Ringside News and Thirsty for News. Michael has an M.A. in Communication Technology from Point Park University in his hometown of Pittsburgh, PA.

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