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Gunshot Wound Cause Of Junior Seau's Death, Suicide Suspected According to Police

Police in North San Diego County have confirmed the death of former USC trojans standout Junior Seau At a Wednesday press conference outside his Oceanside, CA home. The investigation into Seau's death is being treated as a suicide moving forward.

Police stated that a woman called police around 9:30 a.m. PT, reporting that she had found Mr. Seau unconscious with a gunshot wound to the chest in one of the bedrooms in his home.

"Life saving efforts were performed 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. Our hearts and prayers as a city go out to the Seau family."