The daddy of a younger girl who was shot within the head and killed whereas inside a Southern California movie show, yelled ‘Take a look at me bro!’ at her alleged killer as he appeared in court docket on Friday.
The dad of 18-year-old Rylee Goodrich, David, demanded for the suspect to look in his route as Joseph Jimenez, 20, was led by the courtroom in handcuffs.
‘Hey, take a look at me, bro! Take a look at me! Take a look at me, dude! That was my …’ the distraught guardian stated earlier than breaking down in tears to be comforted by a buddy.
Joseph Jimenez, 20, left, seems within the Riverside Corridor of Justice, Friday, in Riverside, California
Jimenez didn’t enter a plea, opting as a substitute to have his arraignment postponed till subsequent week
Jimenez, 20, is suspected of capturing two individuals, and killing one, inside a Southern California movie show. He has been charged with homicide and tried homicide, prosecutors stated
Jimenez appeared in direction of the daddy of one of many victims as he was led by the courtroom
Jimenez turned his for a second in direction of the lady’s father.
Goodrich, 18, and her boyfriend, Anthony Barajas, 19, a well known TikTok person, have been discovered late on Monday evening by staff after a 9:35pm displaying of The Perpetually Purge at a theater in Corona.
They’d every been shot within the head. Goodrich died on the scene. Barajas was taken to a close-by hospital, the place he remained on life help Friday, the Riverside County District Legal professional’s Workplace stated in a press release.
Defendant Jimenez appeared in Riverside County Superior Court docket on Friday however did not enter a plea and his arraignment was continued to subsequent week.
Jimenez has been jailed since his arrest and he has been charged with homicide and tried homicide. It is not clear whether or not he has retained an lawyer who can converse for him.
Jimenez is alleged to have killed Rylee Goodrich, 18, above, by a bullet to the again of the pinnacle
Anthony Barajas was additionally shot within the head as one of many bullets went by his eye
There was no identified connection between the victims and Jimenez, authorities stated and he has no earlier grownup legal report.
‘Based mostly on the proof offered to our workplace, this seems to be a random and unprovoked assault,’ the assertion stated.
Corona police detectives recognized Jimenez as a suspect and arrested him on Tuesday, seizing a handgun of the identical caliber because the one believed to have been used within the capturing.
Police recovered Goodrich’s pockets and different possessions from Jimenez’s dwelling lower than 24 hours after the capturing.
Rylee Goodrich’s father, David, is seen leaving court docket on Friday after a short court docket listening to
David may very well be heard shouting at Jimenez on digital camera ‘Hey, take a look at me, bro! Take a look at me! Take a look at me, dude! That was my …’ earlier than he broke down in tears to be comforted by a buddy
Joseph Jimenez, 20, left, speaks together with his lawyer Charles Kenyon as he’s charged with homicide and tried homicide
David Goodrich (left), who works as a personal investigator, advised DailyMail.com his daughter Rylee met Anthony Barajas at a celebration on the July fourth weekend, and that she was excited to start a relationship with him
There was solely a small viewers for the displaying of the film, with solely six tickets bought, police stated.
The allegations filed in opposition to Jimenez embrace sentencing enhancements of non-public use of a firearm inflicting dying, personally inflicting nice bodily damage and private use of a firearm inflicting nice bodily damage.
Prosecutors additionally filed a particular circumstance allegation of mendacity in wait which makes him eligible to obtain the dying penalty.
On Friday evening, two memorial occasions have been held in honor of Rylee.
A remembrance and prayer service was held Friday night at New Beginnings Group Church for Rylee Goodrich’s mother and father, mates and different kinfolk.
A candlelight vigil it additionally to be held on the movie show the place she died on Saturday.
The New Beginnings Group Church Norco in Norco, California is used as a mourning place for household and mates of Rylee Goodrich
Family and friends mourn the dying of Rylee Goodrich on the New Beginnings Group Church
Dozens of family and friends gathered on Friday evening to mourn the dying of Rylee Goodrich
Individuals have been noticed hugging each other as they made their approach exterior after a memorial service
Family and friends members embrace each other as they stand exterior a church the place a memorial service was held for Rylee Goodrich
A supply near the Corona Police Division stated Jimenez advised detectives he had been listening to voices.
Joseph Jimenez, 20, was arrested on July 27 and charged with homicide, tried homicide, and theft in a capturing that left a teen useless and a TikTok star on life help
However David stated he believes the 20-year-old is merely making an attempt to chop himself an madness plea deal, and that the stolen pockets reveals the younger man knew what he was doing when he allegedly shot the 2 youngsters.
The bereaved father, who works as a personal investigator, advised DailyMail.com that Rylee met Anthony at a celebration on the July fourth weekend, and that she was excited to start a relationship with him.
‘She met this man over summer time, I feel at a celebration on the third or fourth of July. My first inkling, he was this TikTok influencer, and I rolled my eyes like ‘are you kidding me? Actually, that is your future?’ However her mother was very a lot give the man an opportunity,’ David stated.
‘I met him as soon as earlier than he went to Hawaii just a few weeks in the past. After which he got here again from Hawaii and he or she was so excited. This candy, candy boy got here with a bag filled with souvenirs for all of us. It was the sweetest factor I’ve ever seen an 18-year-old do.
‘He gave my youngest daughter a necklace and me and my spouse little keychains. My daughter advised me ‘He surfs and bodyboards such as you’. She sat there with this enormous grin on her face, seeing that I used to be accepting of this boy, she was so blissful.
‘I may inform she actually, actually preferred this boy. And he actually, actually preferred her. She was so f***ing blissful.
Goodrich was shot behind the pinnacle on the Regal Edwards Corona Crossings movie show
‘They have been so excited for his or her first date. She curled her hair all fairly. It was their first date that wasn’t a bunch of individuals.
‘They went to Wooden Ranch, which was her favourite restaurant, after which they went to the film.’
David revealed that Rylee was texting her mom simply moments earlier than the deadly capturing.
‘She texted my spouse how boring and silly it was, how she did not just like the film. That was the final we heard from her,’ he stated.
‘It needed to be proper then.’
The 43-year-old stated police advised him they consider it was a random assault, and that Jimenez supposed to steal from the younger couple.
Rylee had been texting her mom simply moments earlier than the deadly capturing
‘They discovered my daughter’s pockets at his home, which implies it was a theft murder. From what I perceive it was a random factor,’ he stated.
‘She by no means even had an opportunity. He mainly shot her level clean behind her head. Then he shot her new boyfriend behind his head. He was capable of flinch so it went by his eye, so he was capable of survive.
‘I do not know in the event that they’ve taken him off life help however I feel he is mind useless.’
The film, The Perpetually Purge, tells the story of Mexican migrants focused by vigilantes throughout an annual US authorities ‘purge’, throughout which all crime is authorized for 12 hours.
‘I am pondering with all of the illness on this world, that was his MO, I’ll go do that and that is going to be my purge evening,’ David stated.
He described his daughter as ‘passionate and hardworking’, engaging, sporty and widespread however not immodest.
‘Rylee was majoring in advertising and marketing, and was on the dean’s listing. She was on the consideration roll at highschool. She received a full journey educational scholarship to the personal college in Arizona,’ her dad stated
‘She was a candy lady, very related. I had her very younger with my spouse, so we type of grew up collectively,’ he stated.
‘It is exhausting to speak about with out crying. She was a wonderful blonde 18-year-old lady. She was dwelling from faculty. Me and her, we have been going to maneuver her again for her sophomore yr to Grand Canyon College.
‘She was majoring in advertising and marketing, she was on the dean’s listing, she was on the consideration roll at highschool. She received a full journey educational scholarship to the personal college in Arizona. She lettered in volleyball, in cheerleading. She did all of it, she was an enormous a part of Corona Excessive College.
‘I am a PI and I had her performing some half time work for me over the summer time. It struck up her curiosity and he or she was contemplating taking legal justice as a minor, one thing to fall again on.’
Rylee’s little sister Keira, 10, was very near her, following her into volleyball and even sleeping with Rylee in her room when she was dwelling from faculty.
‘Keira seems to be as much as her a lot it is unreal,’ David stated. ‘She’s already enjoying volleyball. They have been actually shut, finest mates. Like sisters are, they’d give one another s*** however her love for her was actually sturdy. When she was dwelling from faculty Keira would sleep in her room quite a bit.
‘She was the entire package deal. My delight and pleasure. She was already speaking about me having grandkids and what I’d be referred to as.’
The TikTok star’s most up-to-date movies adopted him having fun with a household trip in Hawaii
The daddy stated Rylee’s new boyfriend advised him that though he had made cash as a TikTok influencer with nearly one million followers, his on-line persona was totally different to actuality.
‘I am an enormous, sturdy man with a bunch of tattoos, I am very protecting of her. I let her do her life, however she is aware of I am actually protecting and I wished her to fulfill a man who’s going to be compassionate and delicate, and he appeared like that man,’ David stated.
‘He advised me about his on-line character, his TikTok factor. He goes, ‘I’ve monetized it, made a bit of cash right here and there however that is not my actuality. I do know it’s what it’s.’ So he had his head screwed on straight.’
The personal investigator stated his daughter’s homicide may have been prevented if film theaters had put in steel detectors.
Goodrich and Barajas have been watching ‘The Perpetually Purge’ on Monday when in a virtually empty movie show after they have been shot. It was their first actual date
‘I am not going to sit down right here and have a spitting contest in regards to the second modification. However a simple factor is to place in some steel detectors earlier than you go in a movie show,’ he stated.
‘I used to be at a baseball recreation that evening. They needed to display 40,000 individuals at a baseball recreation they’ve the wherewithal and funds to do this and also you’re telling me they do not in a movie show? It is easy. My daughter can be alive.’
The Goodrich household arrange a GoFundMe to assist pay for funeral and memorial bills, which has now raised over $62,000.
Anthony Barajas household additionally arrange a web based fundraiser (GoFundMe) to assist pay for his medical payments, which has since raised over $72,000.
Cops are retaining an open thoughts as as to if the capturing could have been related to the violent plot of The Perpetually Purge, which the teenagers have been watching after they have been shot
Goodrich, 18, was killed and Barajas 19, was injured in a capturing at a movie show (pictured) on the Regal Edwards Corona Crossings in Corona, California
The film follows a migrant couple in a dystopian model of the USA within the yr 2048 by which the federal government permits all crime for a 12-hour interval – together with homicide