Police said an 18-year-old young man was arrested in the shooting that killed actor Eddie Hassell.
The man, D’Jon Antone, was arrested Wednesday, police in Grand Prairie, Texas, said in a statement, and is being held at the Grand Prairie Detention Center for $ 500,000.
Investigators have determined that the attack was a random robbery, police said. Antone is not a resident of the Grand Prairie.
Hassell, 30, best known for his role on NBC’s “Surface”, was found dead in Texas early Sunday with “obvious gunshot injuries,”; Grand Prairie police said at the time . He was shot in the stomach, according to his manager.
His manager added that Hassell was outside his girlfriend’s apartment, who had been inside at the time of the shooting and had not seen the attacker.
Police said that the police gave the actor first aid, but then he was taken to a nearby hospital to die.
Police said the Tarrant County District Attorney’s Office will handle the investigation. No other details were immediately available.
Hassell has also appeared in the TV show “The maids” and in the Oscar-nominated movie “All the Children Are Alright,” according to his IMDb site.