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Rock Falls bar fight leaves 1 wounded, 1 arrested

One person suffered a gunshot wound to the hip after a shooting Sunday, Jan. 16 at the Corner Tap in Rock Falls.

ROCK FALLS, Ill. — A fight Sunday night at the Corner Tap in Rock Falls, Illinois, ended with one person in the hospital with a gunshot wound.

At about 11:50 p.m. Sunday, the Rock Falls Police Department responded to the report of a bar fight turned violent at 120 W. 2nd St., where an individual was found with a bullet wound to the hip area.

The injured person, whose identity was being withheld, was transported to a local hospital to be treated for his or her injuries. The condition of the person was unknown as of Monday morning, according to a news release from the department.

Police investigation into the incident resulted in the arrest of 49-year-old Todd Stillwell of Rock Falls. 

His charges include:

  • Aggregated battery with firearm.
  • Unlawful discharge of a firearm.
  • Possession of a concealed carry while intoxicated.

Investigation into the incident remained ongoing as of Monday morning, according to police.