(Granite Falls MN-) A pre-trial conference takes place today for a Morton man accused of shooting his girlfriend in the leg March 15th. 41-year-old Billy Jo Fischer is charged with 2nd Degree Assault with a Dangerous Weapon and Possession of a Firearm After Being Convicted of a Violent Crime. Unconditional bail for Fischer is set at $250,000. Fischer allegedly shot his 31-year-old girlfriend in the leg as the two were driving away from Prairie's Edge Casino Resort March 15th. A pre-trial conference will be held today and a jury trial is slated to begin one week from today.