(CBSDFW.COM) Rock singer-songwriter Tom Petty was found unconscious and rushed to a Los Angeles area hospital on Sunday night, CBS confirmed.
Petty was in full cardiac arrest and was not breathing, TMZ reported.READ MORE: Lawlessness Once Reigned On 'Hell's Half Acre' In Downtown Fort Worth
On Monday, he was reportedly taken off life support according to CBS News.
CBS News had originally confirmed through the Los Angeles Police Department that Petty had died, but LAPD later explained on Twitter they could not confirm that.
Petty became famous with his band Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers in the late 1970s. He is 66 years old.READ MORE: Frisco ISD Parents Protest Proposed Rezoning Of Some High Schools In Effort To Relieve Growth
Petty wrapped a lengthy tour Sept. 25 in California.
The Florida native is a Rock and Roll Hall of Famer best known for a string of hits with his band, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers.
Their most popular tracks include “I Won’t Back Down,” “Runnin’ Down a Dream” and “American Girl.”
He’s notched three Grammy wins over the years, and 18 nominations.Bomb Cyclone Off Pacific-Northwest Had The Pressure Of A Category 4 Hurricane