Shot, Anthony Barajas, Young Tiktok, California, Joseph Jimenez

Shot, Anthony Barajas

Young TikTok star shot in California movie theater dies

Young TikTok star shot in California movie theater dies

1/8/2021 10:11:00 PM

Young TikTok star shot in California movie theater dies

A young TikTok star who had been on life support after he and a friend were shot inside a Southern California movie theater has died, police and ...

WorldIn this Jul 27, 2021 file photo news crews report from in front of the Regal Edwards Corona Crossings movie theatre. (Photo: Terry Pierson/The Orange County Register via AP)02 Aug 2021 02:30AMShare this contentBookmarkCORONA, California: A young TikTok star who had been on life support after he and a friend were shot inside a Southern California movie theater has died, police and his family said Saturday.

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Anthony Barajas, 19, was watching “The Forever Purge” at a theater in Corona with Rylee Goodrich, 18, on Monday when they were each shot in the head. They were found by an employee after the last showing of the night.AdvertisementAdvertisementGoodrich died at the scene. Barajas was taken to a nearby hospital, where he was placed on life support.

Barajas, known online as itsanthonymichael, had nearly a million followers on TikTok and more on other platforms.The suspect acted alone, and there’s no indication he knew the victims or that Barajas’ role as a TikTok influencer played a role in the crime, Corona police Cpl. Tobias Kouroubacalis told reporters last week.

“It was completely unprovoked, and the victims were shot without any kind of prior contact,” Kouroubacalis said during a news conference Wednesday.AdvertisementAdvertisementPolice were working with Riverside County prosecutors to add a second murder count against the suspected shooter, Joseph Jimenez.

Jimenez, 20, appeared in Riverside County Superior Court on Friday after being charged with murder in the death of Goodrich and attempted murder of Barajas. But he didn’t enter a plea, and his arraignment was postponed.In this Jul 30, 2021 file photo Joseph Jimenez, 20, left, appears with his attorney Charles Kenyon in the Riverside Hall of Justice, in Riverside, California. (Photo: Will Lester/The Orange County Register via AP)

Prosecutors also had charged Jimenez with a special circumstance of lying in wait that makes him eligible for the death penalty if convicted as charged.AdvertisementJimenez has been jailed since his arrest. It’s not clear whether he has retained an attorney who can speak for him.

Barajas had been a high school honor student, the Riverside Press-Enterprise reported.“From his quick smile to his compassionate heart, Anthony’s presence was a gift to all who knew him,” his family said in a statement. Read more: CNA »

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