A 19-year-old TikTok star known for his dancing videos died from an apparent gunshot wound in Delaware on Monday, police have confirmed.
Swavy, whose real name is Matima Miller, was identified as the victim of “a fatal shooting incident” by the Wilmington Police Department, according to a Tuesday statement. He died after being transferred to a hospital Monday morning, and police did not specify where he was shot.
Swavy, who created TikTok videos under the handle @babyface.s, had over 2.5 million followers on the app and nearly 100 million video likes. The majority of his content included dance videos and comedy skits, with his clips touching on a variety of topics. @babyface.s
Many of Miller’s dance videos included he and his friends working on choreo in public places, like inside malls and various stores. His last two videos, posted shortly before his death, included slideshows of his outfits.@babyface.s
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According to a police report, the shooting took place at 10:42 a.m. Monday in the 700 block of Elbert Place. Authorities are encouraging anyone with information about Miller’s shooting to come forward.
“This incident remains under investigation and further details will be released when possible,” the report reads. Popular in the Community