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A 12-year-old boy from Oklahoma died Tuesday morning after participating in a dangerous social media trend on TikTok, according to local TV reports.The boy, who has not been identified, was found unresponsive by police late Monday in a breezeway of a Bethany, Oklahoma, apartment with ligature marks around his neck, according to KWTV-DT. He was taken to the University of Oklahoma Children’s Hospital and died the following day, police said, the television station reported.
Antony Barajas, the 19-year-old TikTok star who was shot inside a movie theater in Corona, Calif. earlier this week has died, police said Saturday.
Barajas and Rylee Goodrich, 18, both of Corona, were shot Monday night during the 9:35 p.m. showing of the action-horror film “The Forever Purge.”
Anthony Barajas of Corona, was shot in the head Monday during a showing of “The Forever Purge,” a horror film that features a night of lawlessness and killing, Riverside County district attorney’s officials said in a prepared statement.
TikTok star Anthony Barajas remains on life support after California movie theater shooting
The 19-year-old social media influencer attended a showing of The Forever Purge with his friend Rylee Goodrich, who was fatally shot. Their families have set up GoFundMe pages.Barajas, 19, went to a screening of The Forever Purge with his friend Rylee Goodrich, 18, on July 26, authorities detailed. After the incident, in which a person shot a firearm inside the theater, Barajas and Goodrich were found by theater staff with bullet wounds.
Their bodies were discovered after the end of the movie by employees of the Regal Edwards Theatre in Corona, some 50 miles southeast of downtown Los Angeles, according to Riverside County District Attorney Mike Hestrin.
The two teens were, according to Goodrich’s father, Dave Goodrich.
She was pronounced dead on the scene. Barajas was taken to a local hospital, where he remained on life support until Saturday, according to police.
“I want to thank everyone who lifted Anthony in prayer. The injuries to his brain were irreparable,” Malik Earnest, a friend of Barajas’ who had been posting updates on social media,Saturday morning.
“July 30th at 11 p.m., Anthony was wheeled down an ‘honor walk’ where he would ultimately donate his organs so others may live. Please continue to pray for his family and friends.”
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The teen was reportedly moving a black SUV in the driveway when he hit his younger brother, who was taken to a hospital, where he died. Neighbors told WJAX-TV that someone who witnessed the incident across the street ran over to try CPR but was unsuccessful. "I just feel so sorry for the entire family and prayers and everything will go out to them," Mae Fred Haynes said. "It's tragic and it's an accident. It's unfortunately an accident. But you have to remember—that son will remember that forever.
Joseph Jimenez, 20, of Corona, was arrested late Tuesday by Corona police on suspicion of murder and robbery.
A suspect wason suspicion of murder and robbery. Investigators said that witness statements led to the arrest of 20-year-old Joseph Jimenez, of Corona.
He was booked on charges of murder, attempted murder, and robbery.
Police say that, “based on statements obtained, there is no known motive and [the shooting] appears to be an unprovoked attack.”
I want to thank everyone who lifted Anthony in prayer. The injuries to his brain were irreparable. July 30th at 11 p.m., Anthony was wheeled down an 'honor walk' where he would ultimately donate his organs so others may live. Please continue to pray for his family and friends.
Suspect Charged with Murder in Calif. Movie Theater Shooting of College Student and TikTok Star
Joseph Jimenez, 20, has been charged with one count of murder and one count of attempted murder in the death of Rylee Goodrich, 18, and the shooting of Anthony Barajas, 19 , the Riverside County District Attorney's Office announced Friday. The D.A.'s office has also filed a special circumstance allegation of lying in wait, which may enhance Jimenez's sencence if he is convicted. Jimenez was arrested after detectives served a search warrant at his home in El Cerrito on July 27 and, they say, found a firearm that matched the caliber of the weapon used in the killing, and also found other evidence related to the crime.— Malik Earnest (@MalikEarnest)
Aset up to help Barajas family to help with expenses related to the tragedy has raised more than $75,000 as of Saturday
‘We lost our amazing brother, son, and friend in a tragic accident,” a statement on the page reads. “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.”
Barajas, known online as itsanthonymichael, was a popular content creator on social media, with nearly a million followers on TikTok.
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Man Accused of Killing 2 in Movie Theater Says He Stopped Taking Schizophrenia Meds .
Joseph Jimenez said that voices in his head tormented him for months before the July 26 shooting in California that killed Rylee Goodrich and Anthony Barajas."I ran out and didn't get it refilled," 20-year-old Joseph Jimenez said.