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. As we previously reported, Tjay was involved in a violent shooting incident and had to go through an emergency surgery. It appears, arrests have been made in response to the incident.
According to TMZ, Cops have arrested 3 men as a result of Lil Tjay’s shooting, one of which they say was the trigger man. A release from Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office states Mohamed Konate attempted to commit an armed robbery against Lil Tjay and two other men who were with the rapper.
According to cops, Konate shot Tjay multiple times and one of the rapper’s friends was shot once. Konate has been charged with three counts of first-degree attempted murder. The two men who were with Tjay were also arrested for second-degree unlawful possession of a weapon.
After undergoing the surgery, Tjay appeared to be doing better but he’s still not out of the woods yet. The outlet reported that there were 2 shooting sites, one at a Chipotle Restaurant and another at a nearby Exxon Gas station. The victim at the Chipotle restaurant was shot several times and the victim at the Exxon was shot once.
This shocking story is just the latest in a string of violence involving rap artists. This is a developing story and we will be on the lookout for more updates. Stay tuned to Thirsty.
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