TMZ this morning posted some unfortunate news for fans of actor Lee Thompson Young — the former star of The Famous Jett Jackson, whose later credits included Flash Forward and a recurring role as Victor Stone aka “Cyborg” on Smallville, has passed away. Young could currently be seen on TNT’s Rizzoli & Isles.
He was only 29 years old.
TMZ is reporting that Young was found with a gunshot wound that was apparently self-inflicted. Hopefully more information will be available soon.
You can read the entire TMZ report here.
UPDATE: Rizzoli & Isles creator/writer/executive producer Janet Tamaro has made a Tweet that confirms today’s sad news. “We are all without the words to truly express our collective grief and profound sadness at the loss of such a sweet, bright light,” she posted today on the Twitter social network. She also made a separate Tweet that included the hashtag #RIPLeeThompsonYoung.