Rock Falls Bar Shooting Suspect Is Arrested

Apr 20, 2017

Credit city of Rock Falls

Rock Falls police say a shooting at local bar “The Cooler” possibly was carried out by the owner’s cousin. 

A white man entered the bar Saturday evening brandishing a firearm, and his shots injured four people.

Police received a tip Monday night from the owner's relative in South Carolina, which suggested that second cousin Seth T. Wallace was the shooter. Officers issued a warrant for Wallace's arrest, and the suspect turned himself in the same day. 

Saukvalley.com reports Wallace is charged with four counts of aggravated battery with a firearm and is being held in South Carolina’s Dillon County Jail.  Extradition could take several weeks.  

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