Actor Hagen Mills Dead at 29 in Attempted Murder-Suicide

Baskets and Swedish Dicks star Hagen Mills has passed away in an attempted murder-suicide. Get the details on the police investigation.

By Mike Vulpo May 20, 2020 4:38 PMTags
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Police are investigating an attempted murder-suicide involving a Hollywood actor.

Mayfield Police Department in Kentucky confirm to E! News that authorities responded to a 911 call Tuesday evening shortly after 5:45 p.m. local time.

When officers arrived to a residence, they met Erica Price who had gunshot wounds to her arm and chest.

According to police, the 34-year-old was able to tell officers that the gunman was Hagen Mills. She also told authorities he was still inside and had turned the gun on himself.

Although Erica was transported to a local hospital for treatment and is currently listed in stable condition, Hagen was pronounced dead at the scene.

Through an investigation, police learned that Erica's mom and young daughter—who she shared with Hagen—were held in the residence by Hagen. When Erica entered the residence, police say she was shot by Hagen before he turned the gun on himself.

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Erica's mom and daughter were not injured during the incident. E! News has reached out to Hagen's team for any comment.

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On Wednesday afternoon, The Graves County Medical Examiner confirmed to E! News that the autopsy has been completed on Hagen and the cause of death is an apparent suicide by self-inflicted gunshot wound. 

Fans may recognize Hagen for his small TV roles including performances in Baskets and Swedish Dicks.

Most recently, he was set to appear in an Indie film called Star Light. According to IMDB, the movie tells the story of a teen's life turned upside down when he helps a world-famous pop star on the run to escape her violent pursuers.

TMZ was first to report the incident.

If you or someone you know needs help, call 988 to reach the Suicide and Crisis Lifeline. You can also call the network, previously known as the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, at 800-273-8255, text HOME to 741741 or visit for additional resources.