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Actor Eddie Hassell, 30, killed in shootings in Texas, police say

ByReiss Bowler

Nov 2, 2020

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (AP) – Actor Eddie Hassell, known for his roles on the NBC show “Surface” and the 2010 movie “The Kids Are All Right,” has died following a shooting in Texas, police said. He was 30.

The shooting took place early Sunday in the Dallas suburb of Grand Prairie, police said. Grand Prairie police said in a statement that officers responded to a report of a shooting and Hassell suffered gunshot wounds. He was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead, police said.

A Hassell representative told meVarietythat the shooting appeared to be related to a carjacking. Grand Prairie police said the motive was still under investigation, but a car had been removed from the scene of the shooting.

No arrests have been made, but police said the car has since been recovered.