TikTok star Anthony Barajas died Saturday, 5 days after he was gunned down along with his date in a California movie show.
Barajas, 19, had been on life help since Monday, when he and 18-year-old Rylee Goodrich have been shot whereas watching a screening of “The Without end Purge” in Corona, California. It was the couple’s first date.
Goodrich died immediately from the gunshot wound to her head. Barajas, a TikTok character with greater than 1 million followers, was shot within the eye.
Early Saturday, his pal Malik Earnest, a San Diego reporter who had been sharing updates for a number of days, tweeted, “I need to thank everybody who lifted Anthony in prayer. The accidents to his mind have been irreparable. July thirtieth at 11 p.m., Anthony was wheeled down an ‘honor stroll’ the place he would finally donate his organs so others might dwell. Please proceed to wish for his household and associates.”
Joseph Jimenez, 20, was arrested late Tuesday and charged with the unprovoked assault. Cops mentioned he appeared to haven’t any connection to the couple, who have been on their first date.
Goodrich’s father, David, mentioned his daughter had met Barajas over July 4 weekend.
Barajas took Goodrich to “her favourite restaurant” earlier than they went to see the newest installment of “The Purge,” the dad mentioned. She had texted her mom through the film that she thought dystopian flick boring and silly.
Simply six tickets have been offered for the screening, and the younger couple’s our bodies have been solely found as soon as the present was over. Cops mentioned it was unclear how many individuals have been within the theater on the time of the shootings.
Witnesses helped cops monitor Jimenez down, and he was arrested at his house, the place police discovered a gun matching the caliber of the homicide weapon, the Corona Police Division mentioned. In response to TMZ, he additionally had Goodrich’s pockets.
Goodrich’s father confronted the alleged gunman as he appeared in court docket Friday.
The heartbroken dad referred to as Jimenez a number of instances as he was led by way of the courtroom in handcuffs. “Hey, have a look at me, bro! Have a look at me! Have a look at me, dude! That was my …” the he mentioned, earlier than breaking down in tears in a pal’s arms.
Jimenez was charged Friday by the Riverside County district lawyer’s workplace with one depend of homicide and one depend of tried homicide, in keeping with the Los Angeles Occasions.