TIK-TOK dancer Swavy was reportedly shot dead in Delaware on Monday, according to a friend.

Fans have paid tribute to the 19-year-old star, known locally as Matima Miller, who was renowned for posting comedy videos and had around 98million likes on social media.

Damaury Mikula, one of the star’s closest friends, confirmed that he died on Monday, according to HITC.

Wilmington cops said a 19-year-old man was shot on July 5, Delaware Online reports.

Officers did not disclose his name or identity.

But, the friend confirmed in a YouTube video that Swavy, also known as "Babyface.S", had passed away.

As tears streamed down his eyes, the dancer's friend said: "He got shot and I just want to let you all know that I’m about to take over for that n*****. All he did was make videos bro. He is real as hell."

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    POLICE ASK FOR TIPS

    The motive of the shooting remains unknown and an investigation remains ongoing.

    Anyone with information is asked to contact (302) 576-3653.

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    LARGE FOLLOWING

    Swavy had more than 2.3million followers on TikTok and had over 350,000 fans on Instagram.

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    LOVE ON INSTAGRAM

    A friend, known as Destiny, posted on Instagram: "I love you sm to the moon and back. I just need a hug from you one more time."

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    FANS PAY TRIBUTE

    Fans have paid tribute to the TikTok star as they praised his videos.

    One said: "He will always be in our hearts and in our TikTok's. Praying for his family.”

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    WHO KILLED SWAVY?

    As of July 6, 2021, the details behind the shooting are unclear.

    Therefore it is not known if someone else was responsible for Swavy's death.

    An official statement from his family has not yet been released.

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    WILMINGTON POLICE FOUND THE STAR

    Wilmington Police Department said that a 19-year-old was shot at 10:42 on July 5, 2021 near the 700 block of Elbert Place in Wilmington, reported Delaware Online,

    Swavy was not named, but Damaury confirmed in his YouTube video that it was the TikTok star who had died.

    He was reportedly found with a gunshot wound and was taken to hospital where he passed away.

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    HOW WAS SWAVY'S DEATH CONFIRMED?

    On July 5, 2021, a friend of Swavy's, Damaury Mikula, confirmed his death.

    In a YouTube video titled “Rest up Bro”, he revealed that he was shot, saying: “He got shot and I just want to let you all know that I’m about to take over for that ****. All he did was make videos bro. He is real as hell.”

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    WHAT IS SWAVY'S REAL NAME?

    Swavy, who's real name was Matima Miller, was a popular TikTok user with over 2.3 million followers.

    His nickname username was @babyface.s.

    The 19-year-old from Wilmington, Delaware, was best known for posting funny comedy skits and accumulated 97.4 million likes on the platform.

    He was also big on Instagram, with 356K followers on his profile @oneway.swavy.

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