Former University of Alabama football coach Mike DuBose accidentally shot himself while hunting, WDHN reported.
The Covington County Sheriff's Office said DuBose, 65, was transported to a hospital but did not say if his injuries were life-threatening, AL.com reported.
According to the Sheriff's Office, DuBose accidentally shot himself once in the abdomen just before 2 p.m. Monday, WSFA reported.
BREAKING: Former Alabama Coach Mike Dubose is being lifeflighted from a hospital in Opp (Covington County) after accidentally shooting himself in the stomach this afternoon--believed to have non life-threatening injuries pic.twitter.com/w0Tv4G9hYH— Jonathan Hardison (@FOX6Hardison) October 1, 2018
DuBose drove himself to Mizell Memorial Hospital in his hometown of Opp, Alabama. Then he was airlifted to a hospital in Dothan, WDHN reported.
DuBose coached the Crimson Tide from 1997 to 2000 and went 24-23 with two bowl losses. He was named Southeastern Conference coach of the year in 1999 when Alabama went 10-3 and won the SEC title.
The Tide went 3-8 in DuBose's final season and the coach resigned amid a scandal involving an inappropriate relationship with his secretary, WDHN reported.
DuBose has coached at several Alabama high schools since leaving the Crimson Tide program, WDHN reported.
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