By CBSLA Staff

DALLAS (CBSLA) — Actor Eddie Hassell, best known for his role in the Oscar-nominated film “The Kids Are All Right,” was shot and killed in a Dallas suburb over the weekend.

Actor Eddie Hassell attends the premiere of “Jobs” at Regal Cinemas L.A. Live on Aug. 13, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Getty Images)

The 30-year-old actor was found with gunshot wounds just before 2 a.m. Sunday in Grand Prairie.

He was rushed to a hospital, where he died of his wounds, Grand Prairie police report.

No arrests have been made and detectives still do not have a motive. A car was “taken from the scene and later recovered,” police reported on Twitter.

A representative of Hassell told Variety that police are looking into the possibility of a carjacking.

Hassell, who is from Waco, has numerous credits to his name, including the series “Surface,” “Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip,” “Southland” and “Devious Maids.”


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