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Police: Eddie Hassell, actor from 'The Kids Are All Right' and 'Surface,' killed in shooting

Police: Eddie Hassell, actor from 'The Kids Are All Right' and 'Surface,' killed in shooting
Posted at 9:16 AM, Nov 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-02 09:17:22-05

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (AP) — Police in Texas say the actor Eddie Hassell has died in a shooting.

The 30-year-old was known for his roles in the NBC show “Surface” and the 2010 film “The Kids Are All Right.”

Police say the shooting happened early Sunday in the Dallas suburb of Grand Prairie.

Officers responded to the shooting in the 3000 block of West Bardin Road at about 1:50 a.m. and located Hassell suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. First aid was rendered as the Waco resident was transported to the hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.

Police say they don't yet have a motive, but that a car had been taken from the scene of the shooting. No arrests have been made, but police said the car has since been recovered.

Investigators are asking for the public’s help identifying the suspect(s) involved. A cash reward up to $2,500 is being offered for information that leads to an arrest. Tips can be submitted anonymously at 972-988-8477.