By Ariana Bacle
Updated July 30, 2015 at 07:57 PM EDT
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Sean Malone, an actor who appeared in The Fighter and Gone Baby Gone, died July 29 from injuries caused by a drowning incident. Nine days earlier, “off duty firefighters along with 3 men and others raced to rescue [him] from the ocean and give him a chance,” the Boston Fire Department’s official Twitter posted Wednseday. Malone was 54.

According to another tweet, Malone “succumbed to his injuries [Wednesday evening] surrounded by his son Sean, parents and siblings at Boston Medical Center.”

Malone’s brother is Boston’s deputy fire chief, Scott Malone. Sean Malone most recently appeared in 2014’s The Forger, starring John Travolta.