Thomas Byrd Killed: Entertainer Thomas Jefferson Byrd enters the “Center Of Nowhere” shutting night debut on September 22, 2012, in New York. Atlanta (CNN)Actor Thomas Jefferson Byrd was lethally shot in Georgia Saturday morning, as indicated by Atlanta police representative Anthony Grant.
Officials reacted to southwest Atlanta for a harmed individual call. At the point when officials showed up, Byrd was discovered lethargic, police said.
Byrd, 70, was articulated dead at the scene with various discharge wounds to the back, police said.
His demise and the conditions around it are under scrutiny.
Byrd was conceived in Griffin, south of Atlanta, as per IMDb. He got a four year certification from Morris Brown College in Atlanta and a graduate degree from the California Institute of the Arts.
Byrd had been a phase entertainer, as per IMDb. As a movie entertainer, Byrd worked with chief Spike Lee on numerous undertakings including “He Got Game,” “Jump on the Bus” and “Clockers,” Lee said in an Instagram post.
“Tom Is My Guy,” Lee said. “May We All Wish Condolences And Blessings To His Family. Find happiness in the hereafter Brother Byrd.”