A Syracuse man arrested after a shoot-out with police will be arraigned Monday in Chautauqua County Court on four counts of first-degree attempted murder.
Charles Roberson, 3l, was indicted on those counts by a county grand jury.
He is the only suspect in the fatal shooting of his father, also named Charles. The body of the elder Roberson, 56, was found in woods near Syracuse. That case is expected to be heard by an Onondaga County grand jury.
On Oct. 22, police the day of the shooting, said Roberson appeared at a North Tonawanda doughnut shop, waving a rifle and demanding a vehicle. His abandoned van was found later with a flat tire, authorities said.
An employee of the U.S. Agriculture Department handed over the keys to his government car. Police said they spotted Roberson later and chased him down the Thruway to Ripley, where he was forced onto the median.
Police said Roberson ran across a field with a .22-caliber rifle that was in the car, firing at police. None of the officers was hit, and Roberson surrendered after he was struck in the groin by a policeman's bullet.
He has recovered and is in jail.