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Rapper Lil Tjay undergoes emergency surgery after being shot


Tjay was shot shortly after midnight in Edgewater, New Jersey. The rapper is undergoing surgery, and the extent of his injuries has not been disclosed.

There were two shooting locations: a Chipotle restaurant and an Exxon gas station.


According to sources, the victim at the Chipotle was shot multiple times, whereas the other victim at the Exxon was only shot once.

The victim shot at Chiptole has been identified as Lil Tjay, the identity of the second gunshot victim is unknown.

Lil Tjay rose to prominence in 2018 after the release of his hit single Resume, which drew the attention of Columbia Records, with whom he later signed.

The New York native has worked with a number of well-known rappers, including Lil Baby, Lil Wayne, Lil Durk, Tyga, Saweetie, and Offset.