Rapper Lil Tjay shot multiple times in New Jersey

Rapper Lil Tje was shot several times and another person was injured during an armed robbery attempt early Wednesday in New Jersey, officials said.

According to a press release from the district attorney's office, 21-year-old Lil Tje, whose real name is Tion Jaden Merritt, was found with multiple gunshot wounds after the Edgewater Police Department answered a 911 call about the shooting at 12:08 p.m. was found.

Both of them were shifted to a hospital where they were given medical attention.

According to the officials' report on Wednesday, the condition of one critically injured victim is stable.

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