Lil Tjay Still Unconscious After Surgery For Gunshot Wounds

Lil Tjay is currently in a more serious state regarding his health after he was shot yesterday.

On Thursday (June 23), TMZ reported an update on Lil Tjay’s health status after the rapper was shot multiple times Wednesday morning (June 22), in Edgewater, NJ and underwent emergency surgery. The Bronx, NY native supposedly remains unconscious since undergoing surgery. The rapper reportedly moved his legs yesterday, but has not had any significant movement since. He is apparently scheduled to undergo a CT scan.

According to the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office in New Jersey, Lil Tjay was initially admitted to the hospital in critical condition, but later upgraded to stable condition. It is unclear if there was some sort of setback in his recovery.

XXL has reached out Lil Tjay’s team for comment.

As previously reported, Lil Tjay was shot multiple times just after midnight early Wednesday morning during an attempted robbery in Edgewater, NJ at a plaza known as The Promenade. The rapper was with two other men, Jeffrey Valdez and Antoine Boyd, when someone tried to commit armed robbery against the trio. Tjay and Boyd were shot during the encounter, with Boyd suffering non-life-threatening injuries.

Several hours after the shooting, detectives for the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office apprehended Mohamed Konate, 27, in connection with the shooting and charged him with three counts of first-degree attempted murder, three counts of first-degree armed robbery, second-degree possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, second-degree unlawful possession of a weapon, second-degree certain persons not to possess a firearm and fourth-degree aggravated assault.

Valdez and Boyd were also arrested, and each charged with second-degree unlawful possession of a weapon.

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