Auburn police confirm they responded to a home and found Johnny Richmond suffering from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Richmond is known to many as Mr. Penny.
Officials tell us he is currently in surgery at the East Alabama Medical Center.
Mr. Penny is known for his famous biceps and for entertaining Auburn Tiger fans at each game. Whenever Auburn made a good play, Mr. Penny did pushups.
Mr. Penny has been a janitor and crossing guard at Dean Road Elementary for more than 30 years.
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