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Police: Actor Eddie Hassell, 30, killed in Texas shooting

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FILE - In this June 23, 2013 file photo, actor Eddie Hassell attends the Stand For Hope 5K Charity Run/Walk at Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif. Hassell, known for his roles in the NBC show “Surface” and the 2010 film “The Kids Are All Right” died after a shooting early Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020, in the Dallas suburb of Grand Prairie, Texas, police said. He was 30. (Photo by Paul A. Hebert/Invision/AP, File)

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (AP) — The actor Eddie Hassell, known for his roles in the NBC show "Surface" and the 2010 film "The Kids Are All Right," has died after a shooting in Texas, police said. He was 30.

The shooting happened 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 found Hassell suffering from gunshot wounds. He was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead, police said.

A representative for Hassell told Variety that the shooting appeared to be connected to a carjacking. Grand Prairie police said the motive remained under investigation, 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.

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