Lil Tjay, 21, is reported to have gone to emergency surgery after he got shot by one of his close companions. According to the New York Post, the gunshots were fired during an attempted robbery.
Rapper gets shot by his friend
So far, the reported suspect is Mohammed Honate who has been arrested since the terrible shooting. Thus far, another friend of Lil Tjay was found with one gunshot wound. He has been identified as Antoine Boyd.
To date, Mohammed Honate is believed to have wanted to rob Lil Tjay before things escalated. Right now, the rapper is believed to have gotten multiple shot wounds.
On Wednesday afternoon, Lil Tjay was released from emergency surgery but is not out of the woods yet. Thus far, TMZ reports that the extent of his injuries is not yet known.
The shooter who shot Lil Tjay charged with three counts of attempted murder
In other news, Mohammed Honate has been charged with three counts of attempted murder, three counts of attempted robbery, and two counts for possession of a gun for unlawful purposes.
Right now, the two men that were with the rapper have also been charged with two counts of unlawful possession of a gun. Thus far, many fans and celebrities alike have shared support messages for the rapper.
As shared by the New York Post, the police shared early Wednesday morning about a shooting incident that took place and relayed that they are treating the event as suspicious. There is little evidence to show that police were referring to this particular case.
So far, the rapper has had his fair share of getting in trouble as he was arrested for illegal possession of marijuana. He was also arrested for illegal possession of a gun. To date, the rapper has at least 7 million followers on Instagram.