The rapper Lil Tjay has reportedly undergone emergency surgery following a shooting by a police officer in New Jersey.

In a tweet, early in the morning, The Bergen County Prosecutor's Office announced that its main crimes unit as well as Edgewater Police Department

Investigating a shooting with two people that took place around midnight on Wednesday, around 14 The Promenade, a shopping plaza in Edgewater.

the victim was a 21-year-old rapper who was under surgery. The extent of his injuries and his condition were not known at the time of writing.

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The representatives for the rapper, whose real initials are Tione Jayden Merritt, and for the prosecutor's office, did not respond on Wednesday in response to The Times' requests for clarification.

The shooting is believed to have happened in two locations: a Chipotle restaurant at 14 The Promenade and at a close-by Exxon gasoline station TMZ said.

Just prior to the shooting began, before the shoot "Goin' Up" and "Destined 2 Win" musician posted"PSA" or "PSA" on his Instagram Stories that read:

The mere fact that you've known one person doesn't mean that you're right to enjoy the fruits of that person's work. Envy Is At An All Time High Be Safe Outchea

The rapper was on Twitter last week, rapper uploaded an excerpt from his forthcoming song "Stressed" and asked followers when he'd drop it.