Rapper Lil Tjay Shot in New Jersey  

Tione Jayden Merritt, known professionally as Lil Tjay, is an American rapper and singer, and is currently undergoing emergency surgery after reportedly being shot.

On Wednesday, just after midnight, the 21-year-old was shot in Edgewater, New Jersey. 

As of the time of publication, according to law enforcement sources, the “Calling My Name” hitmaker was undergoing surgery.

His injuries’ severity, current state, and motive for the shooting are still unknown. 

According to reports, there were two shooting locations: one was at a Chipotle restaurant, and the other was at an Exxon gas station nearby. 

According to the outlet, the victim at Chiptole was shot multiple times, and the victim at Exxon just once. 

The second victim’s identity is still a mystery.

The suspect or suspects are still at large and police are on the hunt.

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