A suspect was in custody Wednesday in connection with the fatal shooting of an 18-year-old woman in a Corona movie theater, where a 19-year-old man was also wounded.
Joseph Jimenez, 20, was arrested Tuesday night by Corona police. No further information was immediately available about the arrest. He was being held without bail.
The shooting was reported at 11:45 p.m. Monday at the Regal Edwards Corona Crossings & RPX movie theater at 2650 Tuscany St., according to the Corona Police Department.
Arriving officers found the pair of Corona residents suffering from gunshot wounds in one of the theaters.
Rylee Goodrich was pronounced dead at the scene. Anthony Barajas was taken to a hospital for treatment of injuries described as life-threatening, and he was placed on life support.
Investigators determined that Goodrich and Barajas went to the theater together and were watching the 9:35 p.m. showing of “The Forever Purge” at the time of the shooting, though no possible motive was provided.
Detectives retrieved “items of evidentiary” from the scene, though no firearm was recovered.
Anyone with information on the shooting was asked to call Detective Dan Neagu at 951-739-4916.
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