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TikTok Star Ava Majury Just Opened Up About A Terrifying & Deadly Encounter With A Stalker

Her father had to step in.

Global Staff Writer
TikTok Star Ava Majury Just Opened Up About A Terrifying & Deadly Encounter With A Stalker

A teenage TikTok star is speaking out about the darker side of her sudden fame after a life-changing incident that she's kept quiet for years.

Ava Majury has seemingly been living the TikTok dream over the last few years, with more than 1.2 million followers and plenty of fans who love to watch her dances.

But in an interview with The New York Times, Ava and her family opened up about a terrifying moment at their Florida home, where one of her fans showed up and fired a gun through their door.

"All I remember was, I heard it, I felt it in my chest, and I looked up and there was a hole in my door," she told the Times.

The confrontation ended with Ava's dad fatally shooting the intruder, and the Majury family has been living with heightened security around them ever since.

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The case was reported in the Naples Daily News at the time but no names were released until the Majury family came forward to share their story.

The whole ordeal goes back to early 2020, when Eric Rohan Justin started reaching out to Majury on her various social media platforms, the Times reports.

She would sometimes respond to the 18-year-old, as she did to other fans, with greetings such as "Hey, how was your day?"

But his messages got more intense over time, and once Ava agreed to sell him a few safe-for-work photos, he started asking for even more from the teenager.

Ava's father, Rob Majury, says he told Justin to leave her alone, but he didn't think there was a major threat because he lived far away.

In July 2020, Justin appeared at the Majury home in Naples, Florida, and blew open the front door with a shotgun. His weapon jammed, according to the Times. Ava's father tried to chase him off but fell.

Rob, who is a retired police officer, ended up retrieving his handgun and waiting at the front door. Justin returned to the house, and Rob ended up shooting him when he went for his gun, according to the Times. Justin died of his injury.

According to the Times, Majury said that he was told he would not be subject to prosecution because of Florida's "stand your ground" law, which governs the justifiable use of deadly force.

Justin's father confirmed his son's identity, and local police said the investigation is active.

Many who have now learned about the story through articles have been reaching out to Ava online to offer their support.

"Just read what happened, glad you’re safe and all," commented a user in her latest TikTok video.

"I heard what happened, are you okk??" said another.

Since the incident, Ava has withdrawn from school and now does school from home.

She remains on TikTok with her family's approval.

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