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Accused Deputy Shooter Congdon Charged With Attempted Murder

Michael James Congdon, who is accused of shooting a Fresno County deputy with a semi-automatic rifle on Tuesday, faces a sentence of 64 years to life, the Fresno County District Attorney's Office said Friday morning. Congdon, 57, is scheduled to make his first court appearance at 8:30 a.m. Monday for...

Deputy Recovering, Suspect Identified in Foothills Shooting

Fresno County authorities Wednesday identified the suspected rifleman in the wounding of a sheriff's deputy. Michael Congdon, 57, was arrested Tuesday afternoon after an hours-long standoff in Tollhouse. He surrendered after talking with negotiators. The injured deputy, John Erickson, 49, underwent surgery for internal injuries and a broken leg at Community Regional...