Actor Hagen Mills died in an attempted murder-suicide on Tuesday in Mayfield, Kentucky. Mills shot his girlfriend Erica Price in the arm and then in the chest before turning the gun on himself.

Mills and Price share a daughter, who Mills had reportedly been holding hostage along with Price’s mother until Price had returned home from work.

According to the statement released on Facebook by the Mayfield Police Department Chief Nathan Kent, police had responded to a 911 call right after Price had been shot at 5:45 p.m. Mills had been declared dead on the scene while Price was transported to a hospital where she is currently in stable condition. The daughter and Price’s mother were not physically harmed.  

The statement read, “The Mayfield Police Department is investigating an attempted murder-suicide.”

“Officers responded to a 911 call shortly after 5:45 p.m. Tuesday reporting that a woman had been shot at a residence on South 10th Street in Mayfield. When Officers arrived, they were met outside the residence by Erica Price, age 34 of Mayfield, with gunshot wounds to her arm and chest. Price was able to tell Officers that the gunman, Hagen Mills, age 29 of Mayfield, was still inside, and had turned the gun on himself.”

“Price was transported to the hospital for treatment, and is listed in stable condition. Mills was pronounced dead at the scene.”

“Through investigation, it was learned that Price’s mother and young daughter, whom she shared in common with Mills, were held in the residence by Mills until Price returned home. When Price entered the residence, she was shot by Mills, before he turned the gun on himself. Price’s mother and daughter were not physically injured during the incident.”

“The Mayfield Police Department was assisted by the Kentucky State Police, the Graves County Sheriff’s Office, the Graves County Coroner’s Office, and Mayfield Fire / EMS”

The Mayfield Police Department is investigating an attempted murder-suicide.Officers responded to a 911 call shortly…

Posted by Mayfield Police Department – Kentucky on Wednesday, May 20, 2020

According to Graves’ County records, Price had filed an emergency protective order against Mills in Graves District Court earlier this month. Mills had also been arrested in March with rape, kidnapping and assault charges. 

Mills had recently played a role in a horror movie, Starlight. Producer of the film Cheryl Dillard Starulakis said in a statement, “we were shocked and saddened to hear of the events occurring (Tuesday) involving Hagen Mills, who was a cast member of our film Star Light. Our thoughts and condolences go out to Hagen’s family and his daughter and all others impacted by this tragic day.” 

Mills is best know for his portrayal as Lucky in Baskets.


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