BREAKING: DuBose, former Alabama coach, accidentally shot

UPDATE 3:57 PM: DuBose drove himself to Mizell Memorial Hospital prior to being airlifted to Dothan. WDHN is told he will require surgery to remove the bullet from his shoulder area.

Former Alabama Crimson Tide Head Football Coach Mike DuBose accidentally shot himself;  sources told WDHN News in the 2:00 PM hour.

His condition is unknown at this time.

Sources also added DuBose is being airlifted to a Dothan area hospital from Mizell Memorial Hospital in Opp.

DuBose led Alabama to the 1999 SEC Championship and an appearance in the Orange Bowl. He was the head coach from 1997 to 2000. He was an assistant coach at Alabama under Gene Stallings and was a star linebacker under Coach Paul “Bear” Bryant.

DuBose has been involved with high school football since his departure from UA. He’s coached at Northview, Luverne and Opp High Schools in the Wiregrass region.

This story is developing and will be updated as more information is made available. 

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