Former Packers training camp player shot to death in Alabama

PINSON, Ala. - Authorities say a former Green Bay Packers training camp 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. reports that sheriff's deputies and Center Point Fire and Rescue were dispatched to the house after a friend found Gray wounded and unresponsive. says that deputies discovered "marijuana, a Glock handgun with an extended magazine and an AK-47 rifle with a large capacity magazine all in plain view."

According to, a family member described him as "truly a gentle giant with a big heart...he will truly be missed."

Gray was with the Packers in 2014 as a training camp player before being released.

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