What Happened To Lil Tjay 2022? Shot And Undergoing Emergency Surgery, Is He Still Alive?

Tione Jayden Merritt AKA Lil Tjay Was Shot On Wednesday Night In Edgewater, NJ. ( Source : Instagram )


American rapper Lil Tjay who is undergoing emergency surgery, was shot in Edgewater, New Jersey, on Wednesday at midnight.

His birth name is Tione Jayden Merritt, and he is professionally known by his stage name Lil Tjay. He was born on April 30, 2001, in New York City, USA. He is one of the young hip-hop artists who have made a significant impact among the listeners.

What Happened To Lil Tjay 2022?

An attempt to kill Tjay was made on June 22 at midnight. According to the police, two gun firings were reported in Edgewater, New Jersey. According to TMZ, the first site is Chipotle Restaurant, and the other site is a nearby area beside Exxon Gas station.

Police told TMZ that the victim of Chipotle restaurant's shooting was shot multiple times, whereas the one nearby Exxon gas station was shot once. The identity of the other victim is not revealed as of now. Lil Tjay was shot in one of the following locations.

Is Lil Tjay Dead? His Health Condition's Update

As soon as other people discovered him after being shot, he was sent immediately to the hospital. Currently, he is alive and is undergoing surgery. Authorities haven't revealed anything regarding the rapper's health condition. It is even unclear whether he was shot once or multiple times.

Lil Tjay's supporters and well-wishers are praying for the rapper's well-being. We also hope the outcomes of the surgery to be positive.

During his five-year career in hip-hop, he had earned lots of followers and some enemies. This could be the doing of one of his enemies. He was a very short-tempered person. He usually made headlines because of his fights and criminal activities.


Where Did It Happen? Details About The Suspect

The exact location where LilTjay was shot is still unknown to us. The authorities have cited two areas where the complaints of gun firing came from. Chipotle Restaurant and Exxon Gas station's surroundings are the places that could be the location of the shooting.

The suspect has not been identified by the police yet. They are still on the run, and police are actively looking for the shooter in the surrounding areas. Lil Tjay used to be involved in numerous fights and illegal activities.

One of his enemies might have thought of killing him and executed their plan on Wednesday night.