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Police: Man shot himself 6 times with a BB pistol

By Staff reports

FRENCH CREEK, W.Va. -- Police said Sunday that they responded to a reported gunshot victim at Kay's Diner in French Creek and found a man who had shot himself several times with a BB gun.

The West Virginia State Police and the Upshur County Sheriff's Department said they found Robert "Pee Wee" Williams vomiting and convulsing on the floor of the diner at 5 p.m. Sunday.

According to diner workers, Williams ordered food and then told the workers to call his sister and tell her he had been shot.

Williams was transported to Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown. Police said no evidence of a gunshot wound was found, but hospital staff did learn that Williams had shot himself six times in the leg with a spring-loaded BB pistol.

No charges had been filed by late Sunday.


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