PHOENIX (KSAZ) - The man charged in four of 11 confirmed valley freeway shootings has been released from the Lower Buckeye Jail.
During an emergency hearing in court on Tuesday, Judge Warren Granville lowered Leslie Merritt Jr.'s bond to $0, effectively releasing him from jail.
As a condition upon his release, Merritt will be required to wear an electronic monitoring bracelet. He is due back in court on May 18.
Judge Warren Granville granted the motion to modify release to pretrial service release with electronic monitoring in State v Merritt Jr.— MC Superior Court (@courtpio) April 19, 2016
Merritt Jr expected to be released once electronic monitoring iin place-could be later today. Outside court awaiting comment from his attys— Linda Fox 10 (@lindawfox10) April 19, 2016