Rapper Lil Tjay Shot In Edgewater, NJ

June 22, 2022

By: Terris Burton

Update: Three men have been arrested on robbery charges of Lil TJay and two of his friends.

Bronx, NY native, Lil Tjay whose real name is Tione Merritt is currently undergoing emergency surgery due to a gunshot wound, according to TMZ. 

Police have said the Bronx rapper was shot after midnight in Edgewater, NJ. The severity of his wounds has not been disclosed yet.

The outlet say’s that there were 2 shooting locations: a Chipotle chain and near an Exxon gas station. The victim shot at a Chipotle received several gunshot wounds while the victim near the Exxon, whose identity remains unknown, was shot once.

Police are actively pursuing possible suspects. We’re wishing a speedy recovery for Lil Tjay.