Ruffalo Bro Was Killed: Coroner

Death ruled a homicide, not a suicide, as initial suspect claimed
By Rebecca Smith Hurd,  Newser User
Posted Dec 18, 2008 7:30 AM CST
Shaha Mishaal Adham, 26, turned herself in Dec. 8 after authorities issued a warrant for her arrest on an attempted murder charge in the shooting of Scott Ruffalo. She was later released.   (AP Photo/Beverly Hills Police Department)
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(Newser) – Actor Mark Ruffalo’s brother Scott was the victim of a homicide, the LA County coroner said yesterday, quashing the notion that the 39-year-old shot himself in the head, E! Online reports. The initial suspect in the case, Shaha Mishaal Adham, alleged that Ruffalo was playing Russian roulette. She was arrested and released. No other suspects are in custody.