A West Virginia man who Montana authorities say shot himself while hitchhiking and then claimed to be the victim of a drive-by shooting is set to be back in court next month.
Monday's order from District Court Judge John McKeon cancels a preliminary hearing set for next week in the case of 39-year-old Ray Dolin of Julian.
Dolin is set to have a change of plea hearing Oct. 29. Court officials said McKeon scheduled the plea hearing in response to a request from Dolin's attorney.
Dolin pleaded not guilty last month to charges of tampering with evidence, making a false report and obstructing a peace officer.
Authorities said he shot himself in the arm earlier this year near Glasgow to gain publicity for a planned photographic memoir about kindness. A Washington state man was jailed in the shooting before Dolin allegedly confessed.
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