ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Ill. (AP) — A man has been charged with shooting a U.S. Postal Service worker who had been delivering mail in a Chicago suburb on New Year’s Eve.
Authorities said Wednesday Cameron Ruebusch, whose address is on the same Elk Grove Village street where the shooting occurred, is charged in federal court with assaulting a postal employee with a weapon.
Investigators say the postal worker had just gotten into his unmarked USPS vehicle when Ruebusch tapped on his passenger window while holding a handgun. The worker was shot in his right shoulder as he drove away.
The Daily Herald reported the worker, 36-year-old Stephen Casazza Jr., is recovering at a local hospital.
It was unclear late Wednesday whether Ruebusch has a lawyer to comment on his behalf.