Former Charger Junior Seau Found Dead

Published 05/02 2012 11:59AM

Updated 05/02 2012 01:09PM

OCEANSIDE, Ca. -- Police were called to investigate gunshots Wednesday morning at an Oceanside, California home where former San Diego Charger Junior Seau was staying. 

According to police, Seau was found inside the home dead. Officers say Seau's girlfriend found him inside with a gunshot wound to the chest. The injury appears to be self-inflicted.

Seau played for USC before going on to a long NFL career, most notably as a member of the Chargers.

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