Update: The North County Times confirms reports that Seau has been found dead after suffering what looks like a self-inflicted gunshot to the chest. Seau was found by his housekeeper, who called in the shooting at 10 AM.
Kristina Davis of the San Diego Union-Tribune writes that Oceanside police have responded to a reported shooting and suicide at the house of retired NFL star Junior Seau.
911 dispatch received a call mentioning a possible suicide around 10 o’clock this morning. Police are now on the scene, and TMZ reports that Seau has been found dead by law enforcement.
In October of 2010, Seau drove off a cliff after being arrested for abuse. He insisted at the time that he was not trying to commit suicide, but rather had fallen asleep at the wheel.
We will update with details as they become available.
Seau was 43-year old divorced father of three.