From The Tribune staff reports
HUEYTOWN — A man was sent to the hospital Wednesday night after police said he accidentally shot himself while being pulled over by police.
Hueytown officers made a traffic stop on Davey Allison Boulevard for a traffic violation.
“As the vehicle pulled over, the officers heard a gunshot,” police said in a statement. “The sole occupant of the vehicle exited the vehicle and told officers he had accidentally shot himself.”
The driver was taken to the hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening. Police did not release his identity.
No one else on the scene was injured.