Rapper Lil Tjay has died after a shooting at the Chipotle restaurant in New Jersey.
According to authorities, Tione Jayden Merritt, a 21-year-old New York rapper known as Lil Tjay, was shot multiple times and declared dead at Hackensack Meridian Palisades Medical Center in Edgewater, NJ.
Merritt was outside in his car when a white Tesla pulled up and someone with a rifle began firing.
According to authorities, Merritt took a firearm and fired back.
We’re told there were 2 shooting sites — one at a Chipotle Restaurant and another at a nearby Exxon Gas station.
The victim at the Chipotle restaurant was shot several times and the victim at the Exxon was shot once.
We do not know the identity of the second victim.
The suspect or suspects are still at large and police are on the hunt. So far, the motive is unknown.
The incident went down in the middle of the night Wednesday in Edgewater, New Jersey.