Hollywood actor, Eddie Hassell, known for his role in playing Phil Nance in ‘Surface’, a science fiction series by NBC is dead at age 30.
According to The New York Times, the actor was shot to death on Sunday.
“Mr. Hassell was shot outside his girlfriend’s apartment in Grand Prairie, a Dallas suburb, around 1 am. He was shot in the abdomen and taken to a nearby hospital, where he died,” Alan Mills, his representative, told the newspaper.
The circumstances which resulted in the shooting was still sketchy as at press time.
A spokesperson for the Grand Prairie police department said: “The motive is still under investigation but detectives can confirm a car was taken from the scene and later recovered”.
Newsmen write that the actor was born on July 16, 1990, in Corsicana, Texas, near Dallas.