Aktor Thomas Jefferson Byrd dilaporkan meninggal dunia dalam keadaan tragik selepas cedera ditembak berkali-kali, pagi Sabtu waktu tempatan.

Kematian tersebut telah disahkan jurucakap polis Atlanta, Anthony Grant.

Ketika ditemui, mendiang difahamkan tidak memberi tindak balas dan Byrd mengalami kecederaan di bahagian belakang akibat kesan tembakan.

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Byrd meninggal dunia pada usia 70 tahun dan punca kematian bintang filem He Got Game  masih dalam siasatan.

Selain aktif terlibat di dalam persembahan pentas, Byrd turut sinonim menerusi aksinya di dalam beberapa filem arahan Spike Lee.

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Lee menerusi Instagram turut menzahirkan dedikasi terakhir buat rakan selebritinya itu.

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I’m So Sad To Announce The Tragic Murder Of Our Beloved Brother Thomas Jefferson Byrd Last Night In Atlanta,Georgia. Tom Is My Guy,Here Below You See Him As The Frightening Character Errol Barnes In CLOCKERS. Brother Byrd Also Did His Thang In My Joints- CHI-RAQ,SWEET BLOOD OF JESUS, RED HOOK SUMMER,BAMBOOZLED,HE GOT GAME,GET ON THE BUS,GIRL 6 And CLOCKERS. May We All Wish Condolences And Blessings To His Family. Rest In Peace Brother Byrd.🙏🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜

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