Pair charged with attempted murder, armed robbery of roommate

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Jesus Ocampo (left) and Daniel Rivera | Cook County sheriff’s office

Two men have been charged with attempted murder and armed robbery of a roommate Saturday in south suburban Park Forest.

They are accused of injuring a 34-year-old roommate with a knife inside a home in the 400 block of Springfield Street, according to Park Forest police. The victim was treated and released from a hospital.

Daniel Rivera and Jesus Ocampo, both 23 years old, face felony charges of armed robbery and attempted murder, court records show.

Both men, who live in Park Forest, on Tuesday appeared before Judge Luciano Panici at the Markham Courthouse. Ocampo was ordered held at theCook County Jail on a $250,000 bond, while Rivera was ordered held in lieu of a $200,000 bond, court records show. They are both due back in court on May 1.

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