By R. Stickney and Sarah Grieco/ NBC San Diego / May 2, 2012
Former Chargers Pro Bowler Junior Seau has committed suicide according to a source within the Oceanside police department NBCSanDiego has learned.
Officers responded to a medical aid call at the home of the 43-year-old former Charger in the 600 block of South Strand Boulevard at 9:35 a.m. Wednesday.
According to officials at the North Community Fire Department no one was transported from the home.
Our media partners at the North County Times report Seau died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
The medical examiner’s office told NBCLA they have staff en route to Oceanside however, the office told NBCSanDiego they could not confirm or deny the report of a death inside the home. They said they have no information regarding the police activity outside Seau’s home.