Police arrested suspectD’Jon Antone, 18, for the murder of Eddie Hassell, who starred in Surfaces on NBC, and Devious Maids on Lifetime. On November 1, Hassell was shot and killed in Texas, TMZ reported. He was 30.
Antone was arrested on November 4 by the Grand Prairie Police Department without incident, Variety reported.
According to TMZ, the shooting occurred during an apparent carjacking outside Hassell’s girlfriend’s apartment. The deadly shooting was announced at around 1:50 a.m., according to KPRC. Block 3000 of West Bardin Lane.
The Houston news station confirmed that Hassell was discovered by police suffering from a gunshot wound and was rushed to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Police told the Daily News that the car taken from the scene, which was later recovered at a second spot, did not belong to Hassell. Detectives ruled that Hassell was not specifically targeted and that the robbery was spontaneous.
Since Antone is not a Grand Prairie resident, the case is being referred to the office of the Tarrant County Attorney.