Crime Lady Gaga's Dog Walker Speaks Out After Man Who Allegedly Shot Him Is Mistakenly Released from Jail Ryan Fischer said he is "deeply concerned" after the man accused of shooting him last year was mistakenly released from jail By Glenn Garner Glenn Garner Instagram Twitter Glenn Garner is a Writer/Reporter who works heavily with PEOPLE's Movies and TV verticals. Since graduating from Northern Arizona University with a dual major in journalism and photography, he got his professional start at OUT Magazine, The Advocate and Teen Vogue, and he's since consistently kept his finger on the pulse of the LGBTQ community. His first book The Guncle Guide was released in 2020 and was featured on Katie Couric's list of 100 recommended books of the year. People Editorial Guidelines Published on April 8, 2022 09:49 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Ryan Fischer. Photo: Saint Rocque/ instagram Lady Gaga's dog walker is calling on the man accused of shooting him last year to turn himself in after he was mistakenly released from jail. Ryan Fischer said in a statement he released Friday on Instagram that he is "deeply concerned" after James Howard Jackson was released Wednesday "due to a clerical error." "While I'm deeply concerned at the events that led to his release, I'm confident law enforcement will rectify the error," Fischer wrote. "I ask for Mr. Jackson to turn himself over to the authorities, so resolution to the crime committed against me runs its course, whatever the courts determine that outcome to be. Thank you to everyone who is supporting me during this time." Lady Gaga Dog Walker Shooting Suspect Mistakenly Released from Jail His statement comes after the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department Major Crimes Bureau announced the "inadvertent" release of Jackson, 19, who is accused of shooting Fischer on Feb. 24, 2021, while he was walking Gaga's three French bulldogs. "The investigation is continuing and the LASD Major Crimes Bureau is actively working to get Mr. Jackson back in custody," the statement said. After he allegedly shot Fischer, Jackson and two other suspects fled in a car with two of the dogs, Koji and Gustav. The dogs were returned to police two days later. James Howard Jackson. Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Last April, five people were arrested in the case, including Jackson, who was charged with attempted murder, conspiracy to commit robbery, second-degree robbery, assault with a semiautomatic firearm and a felon carrying a concealed firearm in a vehicle. Jail records do not show if he has an attorney or entered pleas to the charges. Fischer was critically injured in the attack, suffering a collapsed lung. "The people in the ER, who I had seen that night, told me they didn't think I was gonna survive that night," he told Gayle King on CBS Mornings in September. RELATED VIDEO: Lady Gaga's Dog Walker Stayed in Singer's House for 'Months' After Horrific Attack: 'She's Helped Me So Much' Fischer also praised Gaga, 36, for her constant support after the shooting as he continued his recovery. "She's helped me so much," Fischer said. "She's been a friend for me and after I was attacked, my family was flown out and I had trauma therapists flown to me and I stayed at her house for months while friends comforted me and security was around me." Shortly after the shooting, Gaga released a statement calling Fischer a "hero".