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(WISH) – An Indiana man indicted in the U.S. Capitol riot is working on a settlement with federal prosecutors.

Buzzfeed reports that Jon Schaffer is working with investigators and providing information to the government. The online news provider reports that the information may reveal the existence, scope, and direction of the ongoing and confidential investigation.

The information was published in an accidentally published federal court. The filing was quickly removed and is now under lock and key.

The negotiations with Schaffer were the first and most advanced, according to Buzzfeed, involving more than 300 defendants of the Jan. 6 Capitol Rising. Schaffer is accused of spraying bear spray on a police officer in the capital. He was seen in the Capitol wearing a hat that said “Oath Keepers Lifetime Member”.

Schaffer is from Columbus, Indiana, and is best known as the guitarist and songwriter for the band Iced Earth.