As REVOLT previously reported, Lil Tjay is at the moment on the hospital present process emergency surgical procedure after a taking pictures early this morning. The information of the taking pictures has left many followers and associates of the rapper shocked.
Because the story has been unfolding, it’s now revealed that the assault occurred as a part of an tried theft. Mohamed Konate, 27, was arrested on costs of tried homicide, armed theft and weapons offenses. Prosecutors are accusing Konate of firing at Lil Tjay, born Tione Merritt, in addition to Jeffrey Valdez, 24, and Antoine Boyd, 22, each of the Bronx, who had been with him.
Tjay was struck a number of instances within the maelstrom, which additionally injured Boyd, Prosecutors stated Wednesday night time.
There was an outpouring of help for the rapper on social media. Rapper Casanova took to his Instagram to share his ideas. “Ni**a you realize higher!!! Praying for you from my jail cell lil bro. You gonna be alright robust instances don’t final lengthy solely robust folks do. And also you a foul mom f**ka! If you get out cease by the crib and decide that billet proof up! @liltjay.”
Rubi Rose wrote “pray for tjay” with a coronary heart emoji. Fivio Overseas wrote, “Pull by means of gangsta @liltjay.”
Pray for tjay 🤍
— Rubi Rose (@RubixxRose) June 22, 2022
French Montana additionally spoke concerning the information in a quick interview with TMZ. Whereas he says that whereas he hasn’t spoken to Lil Tjay, he’s maintaining him in his ideas and prayers. “It’s laborious out right here for rappers,” French continued. “We obtained the toughest job. You don’t know the place it comes from, man. We expect that everyone loves us, however all people doesn’t love us.”
French continued to speak about Lil Tjay and the problem that rappers face in trusting the folks round them. “I skilled that myself, as a result of the individual that shot me is the one who drove me to the hospital. So your biggest menace all the time comes from the within.” He then pivoted to discuss his upcoming album Montega, set to drop on Friday (June 24).