The 19-year-old Anthony Barajas died days after being shot inside a movie theater in Corona. The suspect, Joseph Jiménez, is under arrest
LOS ANGELES, California.- Anthony Barajas, 19, died this Saturday after spending several days in critical condition after being shot with his friend Rylee Goodrich, 18, inside a movie theater on July 26, Corona police reported.
The authorities reported that “it has been reported that Anthony Barajas passed away this morning. We extend our thoughts and condolences to his family and friends.”
Joseph Jiménez, 20, was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of being the author of the shooting of Rylee Goodrich and Anthony Barajas, during a screening of the film ‘ The Forever Purge ‘ at a cinema in the city of Corona, according to the Police Department of that city. Both victims passed away. The suspect’s bail was set at $ 2,000,000.
The suspect was arrested at his home in Cerrito. During the search of the house, a weapon of the caliber used during the attack was found, as well as the wallet of one of the victims, authorities reported.
Jiménez appeared in court this Friday. Following the announcement of the death of Anthony, “the Police Department Corona is working with the Office of the District Attorney of the County of Riverside to add an additional charge of first-degree murder against Joseph Jimenez, ” the statement police of Corona.
Two GoFundMe pages were created for Goodrich and Barajas.
They went to the movies and they found them dead
Goodrich, an 18-year-old girl, and her 19-year-old friend Barajas were found with gunshot wounds by a movie theater cleaner, Regal Edwards Corona Crossings, after the screening of the movie
‘The Forever Purge’ around 9: 35 pm. on Monday. The female victim was pronounced dead at the scene, while her companion, popular for her videos on the social network Tik Tok, was fighting for her life in an intensive care ward of a local hospital
According to the Corona police report, after Monday’s discovery inside the theater, investigators determined that six tickets had been purchased for the film’s screening and at around 10:30 p.m. the same day they issued a warrant for registration in the 19000 block of Envoy in El Cerrito, where Jiménez live.
“During the search of the suspect’s residence, a firearm and additional evidence related to the crime scene were found. The firearm matched the caliber of the weapon used in the murder,” police said in a press release. sent to Univision34 Los Angeles .