NFL Player Accidentally Shoots Himself

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Ex Indianapolis Colts running back Zurlon Tipton, 26, has passed away as a result from his own accidental gun shot.

Tipton accidentally shot and killed himself at a car dealership in Roseville, Mich. He had driven to the dealership Tuesday morning, reportedly to bring his vehicle in for service and pulled out a duffel bag containing two guns. According to the police, one of the guns inside the bags went off and shot Tipton in the stomach.

He was reported to have been in good condition at the hospital and was expected to survive initially. Unfortunately his condition worsened quickly and he died later on. A full autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday.

Tipton played for the Colts in 2014 and 2015. The team expressed their sorrow on Twitter after Tipton’s death was reported.