NFL player kills self at Kansas City Chiefs facility

Suicide linked to earlier shooting, police say

A Kansas City Chiefs player committed suicide with a gun at the team's training facility Saturday morning following a related shooting away from the stadium, NFL.com reported, citing police information.

The player, who wasn't identified, died of the self-inflicted gunshot wound near Arrowhead Stadium, according to the report.

The suicide was linked to an earlier, off-site shooting, a Kansas City police spokeswoman told the NFL.

The Chiefs confirmed an incident at Arrowhead. "We are cooperating with authorities in their investigation," a team statement said.

The Chiefs are scheduled to play at home against the Carolina Panthers on Sunday.

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