Former Colts RB Zurlon Tipton Accidentally Shoots Himself to Death at Car Dealership
Former Indianapolis Colts running back Zurlon Tipton passed away on Tuesday after a gun in his car was accidentally discharged, striking him in the stomach.
“The man who accidentally shot himself earlier Tuesday at a Roseville car dealership has died, Roseville Police tell FOX 2. The Wayne County Medical Examiner has identified the victim as former NFL player Zurlon Tipton.
Police say the customer pulled into a service bay at the dealership around 9:30 a.m., and went to take a duffel bag out of his trunk. The duffel bag had two guns inside, police say, and one of the guns accidentally went off and Tipton was struck in the stomach.”
— Indianapolis Colts (@Colts) June 28, 2016
Tipton was signed by the Colts after going undrafted in the 2014 NFL draft. He was waved by the Colts on December 21, 2015.