Actor Eddie Hassell Has Passed Away at Age 30 from Shooting

Eddie Hassell, best known for appearing in the 2010 film “The Kids Are All Right,” has passed away at age 30.

Over the weekend, Hassell’s manager told Variety that the actor was shot in the stomach Sunday morning around 1 a.m. outside of his girlfriend’s apartment in Grand Prairie, Texas.

While Hassell appears to have been a victim of a carjacking, the incident is still being investigated and there is currently no suspect in custody.

Hassell’s manager adds that Hassell’s girlfriend was in her apartment at the time of the shooting and did not see the assailant.

Variety reports that neighbors came to Hassell’s assistance and called emergency services. Sadly, he passed away at the hospital.

Born on July 16, 1990, in Corsicana, Texas, Hassell appeared in the NBC sci-fi series “Surface” alongside Lake Bell and Leighton Meester.

He also appeared in TV shows such as “Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip,” “Oliver Beene,” “Longmire,” “Joan of Arcadia,” “’Til Death,” “Southland,” “Bones,” “Devious Maids,” and “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”

In addition to acting, Hassell was an avid surfer and skateboarder.

“Skateboarding’s been a huge part of my life. It also got me cast in commercials,” he told Elle in 2013. “I was into horseback riding and rodeos in Texas and when I moved to L.A., I got into skating. I did all my own stunts. I’m into anything with a board: surfing, wakeboarding.”

Our condolences go out to Eddie’s family and loved ones for their loss.


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