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Mark Responds to Brother’s Death

Mark Ruffalo is speaking out about the tragic death of his brother.

“Mark Ruffalo and his family deeply appreciate the outpouring of prayers and support during this most difficult time of the passing of Scott Ruffalo, beloved son, brother and husband,” a rep for the actor said in a statement, TMZ reports. “The funeral service will be private.”

Scott Ruffalo, 39, died Monday night, one week after he was shot in the head inside his Beverly Hills apartment.

In remembrance, the family has created a memorial fund in Scott’s name. Donations may be sent to:

Scott Ruffalo, Family Fund
c/o Altman Greenfield & Selvaggi, CPA’s
200 Park Avenue South 8th Floor
New York, NY 10003