Entertainment News, International, (Washington DC), September 1:-Hollywood actor Vanessa Marquez was shot and killed by police in Pasadena city.
According to a TMZ report, police arrived after Marquez’s concerned landlord called them up to check on her, as she was said to be suffering from seizures due to an eating disorder.
Variety reported that after the paramedics were called in to take care of her health, the ‘Fire and Ice’ actor took out a gun and pointed at the police. It is after such an act that the police opened fire at her.
Vanessa, who was rushed to the hospital, was declared brought dead. It later turned out that the weapon she was holding was a mere BB gun.
Vanessa Marquez played nurse Wendy Goldman on “ER” from 1994 to 1997 and also appeared on several other shows including “Seinfeld” and Melrose Place.”
Last year, she made headlines after accusing “ER” co-star George Clooney of blacklisting her from the hit show for speaking out about sexual harassment and racial discrimination.
George Clooney issued a statement at the time denying he had anything to do with casting decisions.
-(NAV, Inputs: Agencies)