NORTH HOLLYWOOD ( — Actor Lee Thompson Young committed suicide by shooting himself, coroner’s officials confirmed Tuesday.

The 29-year-old was found dead around 8 a.m. Monday after police were called to his apartment in the 5000 block of Tujunga Avenue in North Hollywood on a welfare check.

Young had failed to show up for work on the set of TNT’s “Rizzoli & Isles.”

The actor is best known for his role on the Disney Channel’s “The Famous Jett Jackson.”


Actor Lee Thompson Young Dead At 29

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