Police Confirm Junior Seau Dies From Gunshot Wound, Suicide Suspected

Police in Oceanside, California have confirmed the death of former San Diego Chargers linebacker Junior Seau. At a Wednesday press conference outside of Seau's home, police confirmed that the investigation into Seau's death is being treated as a suicide.

Police said a woman called police around 9:30 a.m. PT and reported that she had found Seau unconscious with a gunshot wound to the chest. Police responded and found Seau's body in one of the bedrooms.
"Life saving efforts were formed on Mr. Seau," police said in a press conference. "However, they were not successful. Mr. Seau has deceased. This case at this point is being investigated as a suicide. A handgun was found near the body. As you can see this is a very fluid situation and our investigators are continuing their investigation in this matter. Pur hearts and prayers as a city go out to the Seau family."
Seau's family, including his distraught mother, are on the scene.

Police officers are expected to provide more information as it comes in.
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