"Breaking Bad" actor Aaron Paul reached out with compassion and words of encouragement to an Okeechobee teen with Autism who was violently attacked at a house party, WPBF.com reports.
Paul shares a first name with the victim, 16-year-old Aaron Hill.
The incident was recorded on a cell phone and the video quickly went viral, sparking a social media movement using the hashtag #JusticeforAaron.
After seeing the video, Paul reached out to Hill on Twitter, writing "I am so sorry that this terrible tragedy has happened to you."
He also offered Hill encouragement and a trip to Disneyland. "Our treat," he wrote.
Paul is known for his role as Jesse Pinkman on the hit AMC series "Breaking Bad."