Johnny Wactor's GoFundMe raises nearly $70,000 days after tragic death

Nearly 600 donations have been made toward the $100,000 goal. The top was a contribution of $5,000. Any additional funds will be donated to the charities the family chooses to honor his memory.

As we previously reported, the General Hospital star was leaving his job bartending for a co-worker when the pair came across three guys trying to steal his catalytic converter in Los Angeles early Saturday morning. His vehicle had been raised with a jack at the time.

“Johnny thought he was being towed away,” Wactor's mother said. Scarlettshared during an interview on Today. “He said, 'Hey man, you're towing my car.' And when the person looked up, they had a mask on and Johnny stepped in front of the co-worker and he was shot.”

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