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Former NFL Player Zurlon Tipton Dead After Accidentally Shooting Himself

This is so sad.. Former NFL player Zurlon Tipton died on Tuesday, June 28, after accidentally shooting himself at a Michigan car dealership.

According to US Weekly:

Police say Tipton, 26, pulled into the service bay at a Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram dealership in Roseville, Michigan, at around 9:30 a.m. He was reaching for a duffel bag, which had two guns inside, when one of the guns accidentally went off and shot Tipton in the stomach.

Local news WJBK reports that Tipton was speaking with people at the scene after the accident and was expected to survive, but he succumbed to his injuries at the hospital.

I’m side eyeing the whole bolded….


The Wayne County Medical Examiner confirmed the victim’s identity and has an autopsy scheduled for Wednesday, June 29. RIP and condolences to his family..

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