An Elk Grove Village man has been indicted in federal court on charges he tried to kill a postal carrier on New Year’s Eve.
Also, a Mount Prospect man has been charged for allegedly assisting the Elk Grove man.
Cameron Ruebusch, 24, of Elk Grove Village, was charged with one count of attempted murder, one count of assault with a dangerous weapon, one count of using and discharging a firearm during a crime of violence, and one count of illegal possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
Ronald Beyer, Jr., 24, of Mount Prospect was charged with one count of being an accessory after the fact to the assault allegedly committed by Ruebusch.
The indictment was returned Thursday, April 18 in U.S. District Court in Chicago. Arraignments were not immediately scheduled.
According to authorities, Elk Grove Village police worked closely with the U.S. Postal Inspection Service and provided substantial assistance during the investigation.