Some incidents are so random in nature that they just happen for the sake of happening. There’s no meaning behind it, that’s just the way the universe works, it always has.
Eddie Hassell, the 30-year-old actor from Texas, met with a similar fate when he was shot in the stomach by an armed teenager, last Sunday. Soon the first responders arrived at the scene and helped Hassell to the hospital. But the actor succumbed to his injuries and died in the hospital.
Eddie Hassell Net Worth in between $2.5M to $4M
Hassell had kickstarted his acting career in 2003 as PJ Collins on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’. Since then he has played parts in a number of television shows and movies.
Therefore of his income is attributed to his paychecks from his acting job. Even though he was just 30, Hassell has already established himself as a known television actor, that too in just a span of 16 years.
Hassell earned well from his professional career as an actor. From his accumulated earnings from television and movie roles, his net worth can be estimated to be somewhere in the range of $2.5 Million to $4 Million.
The tragic shoot out on November 1
Mark Ruffalo, Hassell’s co-star from ‘The Kids Are All Right’ tweeted :
“Rest In Peace, Eddie.
More senseless gun violence. It’s a plague on our nation. This should not be our reality”
Even though the incident is still being thoroughly investigated, it seems like Hassell was a victim of an armed carjacking. The late actor was outside his girlfriend’s apartment when the incident took place.
The actor was visiting his girlfriend’s place in Grand Prairie, Texas for Halloween. When the Grand Prairie police responded to a report of the shooting around 1:50 a.m. Sunday morning they found Hassell suffering from his gun wounds in the stomach.
An arrest was made later on Wednesday, November 4. The Grand Prairie Police arrested a suspect named D’Jon Antone for capital murder. According to a release by Public Information Officer Chelsea Kretz :
“Grand Prairie Detectives determined the offense was a random robbery by the suspect, who was not a resident of the City of Grand Prairie.”
The 18-year-old suspect, Antone, is currently in custody and his bail has been set at $500,000.
Life and Career of Eddie Hassell
Born on July 16, 1990, in Corsicana, Texas, Hassell was acted in a number of small roles throughout the 2000s and 2010s. His most popular role is that of Clay in the 2010 film “The Kids Are All Right,” which also starred Julianne Moore and Mark Ruffalo.
Hassell has also starred in various TV shows like “Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip,” “Jimmy Kimmel Live!,” “Oliver Beene,” “Joan of Arcadia,” “Til Death,” “Southland,” “Bones,” “Devious Maids” and “Longmire.” His most popular role on TV was as Phil Nance on NBC’s sci-fi series “Surface”.