The football player died after accidentally shooting himself Tuesday morning at a car dealership in Roseville, Michigan.
According to FOX, the 26-year-old pulled into the service bay of the dealership and went into his truck to remove a duffel bag which contained two guns. While he was removing the bags, one of the guns accidentally fired off a round, striking Tipton in the stomach.
He was reportedly conscious after the incident and was speaking with employees at the dealership. However, Tipton died a short time later as a result of the injuries.
Upon hearing the news, Colts owner Jim Irsay and Tipton’s former teammate took to twitter to offer their condolences:
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