Former ‘General Hospital’ actor Johnny Vector was killed while disrupting a catalytic converter robbery in Los Angeles.

LOS ANGELES (KABC) — Former “General Hospital” actor Johnny Vector was shot and killed while interrupting a catalytic converter burglary in downtown Los Angeles, his family confirmed Sunday.

The shooting happened around 3 a.m. Saturday in the area of ​​West Pico Boulevard and South Hope Street. LAPD investigators said three men attempted to steal a catalytic converter when the car’s owner approached them.

Scarlett Vector told ABC7 that her 37-year-old son was walking with a co-worker after leaving work at a downtown rooftop bar when he saw what appeared to be someone working on his car.

He initially thought his car was being towed, she said, and approached the man to ask if that was the case. But the suspect, who was wearing a mask, opened fire.

Police said the three suspects fled in a vehicle. Paramedics brought Vaktor to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Vector portrayed Brando Corbin on the ABC soap opera from 2020 to 2022, appearing in over 160 episodes before the character was written out.

The General Hospital issued a statement Sunday: “The entire General Hospital family is heartbroken to hear of Johnny Vactor’s untimely death. He was truly one of a kind and a joy to work with every day. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his loved ones at this difficult time. Time.”

Wachter has also appeared in various films and television series, including “Station 19,” “NCIS,” “Westworld” and the video game “Call of Duty: Vanguard.”

Among his other interests, vectorin Instagram page Describes a love of outdoor sports and adventure, such as rock climbing and rodeo.

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Tributes poured in from those who worked with and knew Vector.

“Johnny Vactor was a kind soul, a talented performer and an inspiration to those around him,” said Vactor’s manager Marco Quadros with Immortal Artists. “His professionalism, his enthusiasm and his love for his craft were contagious and he was a joy to work with. He followed his dreams and achieved them, while being a good person who cared about others. I’m proud to say that he will always be remembered as Johnny’s manager and friend. Beloved, my deepest condolences to his family and loved ones.

Sophia Madson, who played Vector’s wife on General Hospital, wrote:

“My heart is so broken…Johnny was the best. So genuine. So caring. Incredibly hard working and humble. With a big heart that spread so much kindness and joy. He always made everyone around him look up. I admire him so much. He will be missed so incredibly. Johnny… I’m sure you’re already busy taking care of everyone there.”

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