Former Disney star Lee Thompson Young has died in an apparent suicide.
The Famous Jett Jackson actor was found dead in his Los Angeles home on Monday morning from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, reports TMZ.
The 29-year-old – who was currently starring in TNT’s Rizzoli & Isles – was discovered by his landlord after staffers at the television show called him when the star didn’t arrive for work.
Passed away: Former Disney star Lee Thompson Young was found dead on Monday morning in his LA home from an alleged self-inflicted gunshot wound, pictured in Miami in 2005
Young made a name for himself as the title character in Disney’s The Famous Jett Jackson.
He then went on to play running back Chris Comer in the 2004 film Friday Night Light, before landing the lead role on Rizzoli & Isles for the past three seasons as Boston police detective Barry Frost.
Young was born in Columbia, South Carolina, and moved to New York in 1996 to pursue his dream of acting.