Lil’ Tjay is not dead or paralyzed. He is alive and doing very well, living in Los Angeles in the United States of America. On June 22, 2022, Lil’ Tjay was shot seven times in his thoracic region by a 27-year-old assailant, simply identified as Mohammed Konate, in an attempted robbery incident in Edgewater, New Jersey.
Residents who heard the gunshots called the police to the scene where Lil’ Tjay was seen in a pool of blood. Paramedics worked on stabilizing him before he was flown in a helicopter to Hackensack University Medical Center. He then underwent emergency surgery to resuscitate his collapsed lungs and stabilize his condition as he was unconscious after being shot. He is currently 22 year old, as he was born on April 30, 2001, in the Bronx, New York City.
Did Lil’ Tjay Die?
Lil’ Tjay is not dead, as he is currently alive and doing well in Los Angeles. He survived multiple gunshot wounds, which could have easily ended his life. Even though he is physically healed of his injuries, he is yet to heal emotionally and psychologically from the attack on his life.
While he was in the hospital, there was no way to officially and reliably confirm his health status, so rumors began spreading that he was brain dead or would be left paralyzed for the rest of his life as a result of the injuries he sustained from multiple gunshots fired at him. Official news only began filtering out about his slow recovery a few weeks after the incident till he finally confirmed that he was doing well in a video and that he would be back better and stronger after the incident.
What Happened To Lil’ Tjay?
The fast-rising drill rapper was shot multiple times on June 22, 2022, in Edgewater, New Jersey, while hanging out with his homies. He posted a message a day before his attack in which he stated that some people around him were jealous of his newfound fame and fortune, and there were rumors that some people close to him orchestrated his attack.
Who Shot Lil’ Tjay?
27-year-old Mohammed Konate shot Lil’ Tjay. Konate himself was shot by some friends of Lil’ Tjay who were at the scene of the crime with him, and he (konate) went to the hospital for treatment. Police picked him up a few days after the incident and charged him with three counts of first-degree armed robbery, three counts of first-degree attempted murder, and the possession of multiple weapons.
Tjay could have been shot in the head and died instantly by his attacker. But some of his friends, Antoine Boyd and Jefferey Valdez, opened fire on his attacker. His friends were initially charged with second-degree unlawful possession of a weapon, but the charges were later dropped.
How Many Times Did Lil’ Tjay Get Shot?
LIl’ Tjay was shot seven times by Mohammed Konate, mostly in his thoracic cavity – around his neck, chest, and lungs. The bullets perforated his chest and lungs – which collapsed after that, and the doctors at Hackensack University Medical Center had to perform emergency surgery to resuscitate his collapsed lungs before hooking him up to mechanical breathing devices.
When Did Lil’ Tjay Get Shot?
He was shot some minutes after midnight in Edgewater, New Jersey. Several residents called 911 after the shooting incident. The police rushed to the scene thereafter, where they saw Lil’ Tjay in a pool of Blood. Paramedics did all they could to stabilize his condition before he was eventually conveyed in a helicopter to the hospital.
Where Did Lil’ Tjay Get Shot?
Lil’ T’jay was shot while at a Chipotle in Edgewater, New Jersey, while another report had it that he was sitting with his friends in an SUV somewhere in Edgewater at the time that he was shot. The Begen County Prosecutor’s office released a statement that Lil’ Tjay’s incident did not appear like a random act, which prompted some folks to believe that it could have been a result of a failed drug transaction.
Why Did Lil’ Tjay Get Shot?
The popular account about Lil’ Tjay’s shooting incident was that the assailant – Mohammed Konate, had attempted to rob him, hence the reason why Konate was charged with three counts of first-degree armed robbery and three counts of first-degree attempted murder. The Bergen Prosecutor’s office initially believed that this incident was not a random robbery, but after a thorough investigation, they charged the assailant with armed robbery and attempted murder charges.
Is Lil Tjay Paralyzed?
Lil’ Tjay is not paralyzed in any way, as we have seen him perform and even released singles and albums after being shot multiple times on June 22, 2022. While he was in the hospital, rumors began spreading that he was left paralyzed as a result of being shot in the spine, but this turned out to be false. He is still putting out music and living a cautious life in the United States.
Latest Update on Lil Tjay’s Condition
Lil’ Tjay has currently healed physically of his multiple gunshot wounds. However, he revealed in an interview that he is yet to emotionally and psychologically heal from the tragic incident that almost took his life. He revealed that he is constantly looking over his shoulder after the incident as he believes some random stranger could appear and gun him down.
What Is Lil Tjay’s Age Now?
Lil’ Tjay is currently 22 years old, as he was born on April 30, 2001, in the Bronx, New York City. He is the oldest of 3 children taken care of solely by his mother, and he described himself as the most troublesome of his mother’s kids.
What Is Lil Tjay’s Real Name?
Lil’ Tjay’s real name is Tione Jaydeen Merrit.
Where Is Lil Tjay From?
Lil’ Tjay is from the Bronx, one of the five boroughs of New York in the United States of America.
How Long Was Lil Tjay Hospitalized?
Lil Tjay is believed to have spent between 2 to 6 weeks in the hospital after he was shot multiple times on June 22, 2022. He was in critical condition for the first nine days of the duration.