TikTok has lost a rising star.
Anthony Barajas, who accumulated almost a million followers on the social media platform, died after sustaining injuries from a recent movie theater shooting in California, the Corona Police Department confirmed—while also adding that a murder investigation is underway.
The internet personality passed away on Saturday, July 31 at the age of 19.
“The Corona Police Department has been notified that Anthony Barajas passed away early this morning,” the police department stated in a press release. “We extend our thoughts and condolences to his family and friends.”
On Tuesday, July 27, local law enforcement arrested Joseph Jimenez, 20, for his alleged involvement in the movie theater shooting in Corona, Calif.
Joseph was charged for murder, attempted murder and robbery, per a press release from the Corona Police Department at the time. In Saturday’s statement, authorities said they are “working with the Riverside County District Attorney’s Office to add an additional count of first-degree murder against Joseph Jimenez.”