Deputy who was shot during land dispute released from Fresno hospital

Local News

FRESNO, California – The deputy who was shot during a land dispute in the Tollhouse was released from a Fresno hospital Thursday, the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office said.

Deputy John Erickson was released just before noon.

The man accused of shooting Erickson pleaded not guilty in court.

Michael Congdon’s bail was set at $2.46 million.

He’s charged with two counts of attempted murder, assault on a peace officer with semi-automatic firearm, shooting at an inhabited motor vehicle, felony animal cruelty and various firearm charges.

Deputy John Erickson was responding to a call of shots fired that stemmed from a property dispute.

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