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Former NCSU, Packers defensive lineman Carlos Gray shot to death in Alabama

May 1, 2018 GMT

Authorities say a former North Carolina State University and Green Bay Packers player has been found shot to death in his home in Alabama.

The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office says former Packers defensive lineman Carlos Gray was found shortly before 10 p.m. Monday near Birmingham, Alabama. The 25-year-old is a native of Pinson, Alabama.

Al.com reports that sheriff’s deputies and Center Point Fire and Rescue were dispatched to the house after a friend found Gray wounded and unresponsive.

Gray played at North Carolina State University in 2013 and signed with the Packers as a free agent in 2014. Gray recorded 2.5 sacks and 23 tackles for the Wolfpack in 2013 before declaring for the NFL Draft.

Al.com reports that he was released from the Packers in 2015 and returned home to Alabama. He was the father of two young children.