19-year-old TikTok Star Shot To Death

Mon Aug 02 2021 15:41:51 GMT+0530 (IST)

19-year-old TikTok star Anthony Barajas was shot to death in a 'random and 'unprovoked' shooting at a cinema hall in California, United States. The incident took place on Saturday and it claimed the lives of Anthony and also his friend, Rylee Goodrich.

While Rylee dies on spot, Anthony was rushed to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The police have initiated a further investigation into the case and more details about the unprovoked shooting will be unveiled in the days to follow.

The shooting took place at a movie theater that was screening a film titled "The Forever Purge". Joseph Jimenez, 20, was detained by the police and he is charged with the shooting. Further investigation is underway.

As per the preliminary investigation report, the accused acted alone and wasn't supported by anyone as he carried out this heinous crime. He had no prior contact or even a vague idea about the victims.

Barajas had close to 930,000 followers on TikTok and he maintained an active athletic lifestyle.