According to TMZ, former San Diego Chargers linebacker Junior Seau was found dead in his Oceanside home and law enforcement source at the scene tells reporters that police believe the gun shot wound was self inflicted.
Seau was 43 years old and last played in the NFL for the New England Patriots after establishing himself as a Hall of Fame Candidate playing for the San Diego Chargers. Seau will be eligible for enshrinement in 2014.
We will update this post as more information becomes available.
UPDATE: Police have confirmed that Seau has passed away and they are investigating a self inflicted gunshot wound to the chest.