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US TikToker dies following ‘unprovoked’ shooting at cinema

19-year-old US TikToker Anthony Barajas and 18-year-old Rylee Goodrich were at the cinema last Monday, July 26th, when they were both shot in the head.

Goodrich was pronounced dead at the scene, but Barajas had been on life support since the shooting occurred.

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However, on Saturday Barajas’s family confirmed that he had passed away.

Police said the attack was completely unprovoked.

20-year-old Joseph Jimenez was arrested and charged with the murder of Goodrich and the attempted murder of Barajas.

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Jimenez will be eligible for the death penalty if he is convicted.

Anthony Barajas had nearly one million TikTok followers, operating on the username, ‘itsanthonymichael’.

A statement from the Corona Police Department in California read: “The Corona Police Department has been notified that Anthony Barajas passed away early this morning. We extend our thoughts and condolences to his family and friends.”

“The Corona Police Department is working with the Riverside County District Attorney’s Office to add an additional count of first-degree murder against Joseph Jimenez.”

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