CORONA — Officials are appealing for help as they investigate a shooting that killed an 18-year-old woman and seriously injured a 19-year-old social media influencer as they filmed a Southern California film Saw “The Forever Purge” in the theater.
Officer Tobias Kouroubakalis told KTLA-TV that teen girls from Corona were found cleaning up by theater workers after showing a violent horror movie at The Crossing Mall in Corona, southeast of Los Angeles, at 9:35 p.m. Was doing.
Police said Reilly Goodrich was killed and that Anthony Barajas was on life support.
Barajas, better known as itanthonymichel, has nearly a million followers on TikTok, and more on other platforms.
Police said detectives recovered evidence from the theater, but no guns. Police did not give any possible motive or other details. Police said detectives are still trying to identify the possible shooter or shooter.
One problem for investigators was the small audience for that performance.
“I am just being told that six tickets were bought for the screening of that film,” Kouroubakalis on KABC-TV. told.
“We are asking for any information on any information about a theater inside, or adjacent to, that movie,” Kouroubakalis said.
Anyone with information about the shooting is encouraged to call the Corona Police Department at 951-736-230, Option 3, or Senior Detective Dan Negu at 951-739-4916.