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Mark Ruffalo's brother dies after being shot in the head

December 9, 2008 |  7:51 am

The brother of actor Mark Ruffalo, who was shot in the head during a bizarre shooting last week in Beverly Hills, died of his wounds, officials said this morning.

More than a week after the shooting, little is known about the details of the case. Two people wanted in connection with the shooting turned themselves in to police Monday afternoon, authorities said.

Shaha Mishaal Adham, 26, and Brian Burton Scofield, who police called “persons of interest” in last week’s shooting, surrendered to the Beverly Hills police around 1:30 p.m., Beverly Hills police spokesman Tony Lee said in a news release.

Adham was booked on suspicion of attempted murder and is being held without bail. Scofield was booked for a misdemeanor traffic warrant, according to the press release. Police provided no other details about the circumstances of the shooting.

Scott Ruffalo, 39, a hair stylist, was found with a gunshot wound to the head on Dec. 1 at his apartment in the 400 block of North Palm Drive in Beverly Hills. Mark Ruffalo’s publicist, Jessica Kolstad, said last week the actor’s brother was hospitalized and in critical condition.

--Victoria Kim and Ruben Vives

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