Dancing TikTok star Matima Miller - known as Swavy and Babyface - dies in ...

Dancing TikTok star Matima Miller - known as Swavy and Babyface - dies in ...
Dancing TikTok star Matima Miller - known as Swavy and Babyface - dies in ...

TikTok star Matima Miller, better known as Swavy and Babyface to his 2.6 million followers, has been killed in a daylight shooting in Delaware as gun crime spikes in Joe Biden's backyard.

Police were called to a shooting at the 700 block of Elbert Place in the Southbridge neighborhood of Wilmington at about 10:42 am Monday morning.

Miller, 19, was found with a gunshot wound and was rushed to hospital where he died from his injuries. 

Police confirmed the social media star was the victim of the shooting Tuesday.  

TikTok star Matima Miller, better known as Swavy and Babyface to his 2.6 million followers, has been killed in a daylight shooting in Delaware as gun crime spikes in Joe Biden's backyard

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TikTok star Matima Miller, better known as Swavy and Babyface to his 2.6 million followers, has been killed in a daylight shooting in Delaware as gun crime spikes in Joe Biden's backyard

Few details have been released about the events leading up to the shooting with a spokesperson for Delaware Police telling DailyMail.com no further information is available, citing an active investigation. 

Candles, flowers and balloons were left in the neighborhood where the shooting occurred Tuesday. 

Crime scene tape was seen tied to a metal pole and the front lawns of home, reported Delaware Online. 

Blue and white candles were lit outside one of the homes. 

A local woman told the local outlet Miller's death was a 'loss for our community,'

'It's sad,' she said.  

Miller went by the TikTok handle Babyface.S where he posted dance videos and meme skits to his millions of followers.

In one recent video he is seen dancing in a shopping mall with two friends and in a house while eating chips from a bag.   

The account appeared to have been taken down Tuesday afternoon.  

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Miller also had 392,000 followers on his Instagram account. 

In one recent video Miller is seen dancing in a shopping mall with two friends (above)

In one recent video Miller is seen dancing in a shopping mall with two friends (above)

Police were called to a shooting at the 700 block of Elbert Place in the Southbridge neighborhood of Wilmington at about 10:42 am Monday morning. Miller above

Police were called to a shooting at the 700 block of Elbert Place in the Southbridge neighborhood of Wilmington at about 10:42 am Monday morning. Miller above

Police confirmed the social media star was the victim of the shooting Tuesday

Police confirmed the social media star was the victim of the shooting Tuesday

Friends and online followers took to social media to pay tribute to Miller before his identity was confirmed by cops. 

Fellow social media star Kid Maury posted an emotional "video on YouTube Monday called 'Rest up Bro' where he told the camera 'my home boy Swavy died.'

'He got shot and I just want to let you all know,' he said. 

'All he did was make videos - vids, vids, vids, going up, up, up, up.'

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