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Anthony Barajas dead latest news – TikTok star dies days after date Rylee Goodrich killed in 'Purge' cinema shooting

TIKTOK star Anthony Barajas died of his injuries Saturday morning after a movie theater shooting in California.

The Corona Police Department confirmed Barajas', 19, death. "We extend our thoughts and condolences to his family and friends," the release said.

Barajas and his friend Rylee Goodrich, 18, were watching The Forever Purge at the Regal Edwards Movie theater in Corona on Monday.

Goodrich died at the scene while Barajas was taken to a hospital where he was put on life support until he succumbed to his injuries.

Read our Anthony Barajas live blog below for the very latest news and updates…

  • Cybele Mayes-Osterman

    WHO WERE BARAJAS AND GOODRICH?

    Soccer player Anthony Barajas had more than 920,000 followers on TikTok and more than 40,000 followers on Instagram.

    Rylee Goodrich was a cheerleader and played volleyball.

    She was given a scholarship to Grand Canyon University in its STEM program, according to ABC7.

    Rylee's cousin Ashley Cole told the outlet that the teen had a "great heart" and enjoyed helping others.

  • Cybele Mayes-Osterman

    NO INDICATION SUSPECT KNEW VICTIMS

    Corona authorities said in a statement that they had found no evidence that Joseph Jimenez, the 20-year-old suspected of shooting Rylee Goodrich and Anthony Barajas, knew the pair.

    They also confirmed that no one involved in the crime was gang affiliated.

    Goodrich and Barajas were shot at a showing of The Forever Purge, where theater employees say the victims were shot "execution style."

  • Cybele Mayes-Osterman

    OUTPOURING OF SUPPORT FROM FANS

    Fans flooded Twitter with thoughts and prayers for the families of Anthony Barajas and Rylee Goodrich after they were gunned down in a horrific shooting Monday.

    One fan tweeted out: "Justice for you #AnthonyBarajas#RyleeGoodrich we are praying for your family gone to soon you guys are meant to be"

  • Cybele Mayes-Osterman

    VIGILS HELD FOR VICTIMS

    Vigils were held across the Corona area on Friday after Rylee Goodrich and Anthony Barajas were gunned down at a movie theater on Monday, KABC reports.

    One vigil took place at the New Beginnings Community Church in Norco, California, where Goodrich's parents and friends shared touching memories of the late teenager.

    Alex Apatiga, a former high school classmate of Goodrich, said: "Everywhere you went she lit up the room with her smile. She was always nice to everybody."

  • Cybele Mayes-Osterman

    FANS MOURN LOSS OF BARAJAS IN TWEETS

    Fans took to Twitter to voice their tributes to popular TikTok star Anthony Barajas after he died on Saturday.

    One wrote: "Sometimes I can’t wrap my head around the idea that some people die to young.

    "Today Anthony Barajas (@itsanthonymichael on tiktok) passed away due to a shot in the head while at the movies.

    "Even tho I didn’t know him personally my heart is broken. He was such a genuine, kind-…."

  • Cybele Mayes-Osterman

    POLICE DEPARTMENT CONFIRMS DEATH

    The Corona Police Department released a statement confirming the death of Barajas after he was taken off life support on Saturday.

    "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 police department also revealed that it had arrested 20-year-old Joseph Jimenez, and that it is Riverside County District Attorney's Office to add an additional count of first-degree murder to his charge.

  • Cybele Mayes-Osterman

    RYLEE GOODRICH FATHER YELLS AT SUSPECT IN COURT

    Joseph Jimenez, who is accused of killing Barajas and Goodrich at the Corona movie theater, appeared in court on Friday.

    As Jimenez was walked out of the courtroom, Goodrich's father confronted him, yelling, "Hey, look at me, bro! Look at me! Look at me, dude! That was my…"

    He stopped speaking as his voice trailed off into sobs.

  • Cybele Mayes-Osterman

    BARAJAS WAS REMOVED FROM LIFE SUPPORT

    Barajas passed away on Saturday several days after the shooting occurred when he was removed from life support.

    The shooting took place in a Corona movie theater on Monday at a showing of The Forever Purge.

    Barajas was 19 at the time of his death.

  • Cybele Mayes-Osterman

    FUNDRAISER SET UP FOR BARAJAS

    A GoFundMe page was set up to help pay for the funeral fees of Anthony's family.

    The caption reads: "We lost our amazing brother, son, and friend in a tragic accident and is on life support currently.

    "Anthony was the light of so many peoples lives and there are tough times ahead, but we have amazing family and friends to get through this.

    "Please donate for medical funds, etc. Thank you all and anything will help!"

  • Cybele Mayes-Osterman

    WHO WAS THE SHOOTER?

    Authorities suspect the perpetrator was Joseph Jimenez, who is already facing separate murder charges.

    Jimenez is facing a murder count, attempted murder, and a robbery, TMZ reported.

    He also allegedly stole the wallet of Rylee Goodrich, the date of Anthony Barajas, before he shot her.

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