The actor, who starred in Baskets alongside Zach Galifianakis, died yesterday in Mayfield, Kentucky, at the age of 29.
It is alleged that he died in an attempted murder-suicide.
And now they say the woman he was targeting is the mother of his four-year-old daughter.
Mills is reported to have attempted to kill Erica Price, 34, before he turned the gun on himself.
And while their relationship was originally unknown, the West Kentucky Star now says that she is the mother of her young child.
It was reported earlier that Mills, who also starred in the series Swedish Dicks, a comedy about private investigators, had kept Price’s mother and daughter inside the house until he returned home. , shooting him before committing suicide.
It is reported that when Mayfield PD arrived at the scene, Price was outside the residence with gunshot wounds to the arm and chest.
She is said to have told the police that Mills was still inside and that he had turned the gun on him.
The award was treated at the hospital and is in stable condition. Her mother and daughter were not physically injured during the incident.
Mayfield police chief Nathan Kent confirmed to TMZ that investigators believed the incident was a suicide attempt, in which Mills was the shooter.
The actor’s mother confirmed that he died on Tuesday.
She told the American site that he has lived in Hollywood for several years, but still has a house in Mayfield.
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TMZ also reports that the Byrn funeral home in Mayfield has been in contact with the family and will service it.
In addition to his television roles, Mills also starred in the independent film Star Light, which was released in February.
Mills’ mother described her four-year-old daughter as her true passion in life.