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

Hassell was known for roles ‘Surface’ and ‘The Kids Are All Right’

LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 13:  Actor Eddie Hassell attends the premiere of 'Jobs' on August 13, 2013 at Regal Cinemas L.A. Live in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Barry King/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 13: Actor Eddie Hassell attends the premiere of 'Jobs' on August 13, 2013 at Regal Cinemas L.A. Live in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Barry King/FilmMagic) (2013 Barry King)

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas – 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.