Actor Johnny Wactor, recognized for his role in the series 'General Hospital,' is murdered in Los Angeles

According to preliminary information, the actor was shot several times by a group of criminals who attempted to steal his car in downtown LA.

Johnny Wactor, recognized for his role in the series "General Hospital," was murdered in Los Angeles in the early hours of Saturday. According to preliminary information, the 37-year-old actor was shot several times after three criminals tried to steal his car in downtown LA. His mother confirmed the news via TMZ.

Wactor was born in 1986 in Charleston, South Carolina, and began his artistic career in 2007 when he was part of the TV show "Army Wives," broadcast by Lifetime, where he played different roles. In addition to "General Hospital," he was part of series such as "Westworld," "The OA,"  "NCIS," "Station 19," "Criminal Minds" and "Hollywood Girl."

As for his murder, it occurred early Saturday morning when Wactor was walking through Los Angeles with a co-worker. At one point, the actor saw three men who were apparently trying to steal his car and ended up killing him.

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