Bartender describes bar fight, stabbing in Johnston City - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Bartender describes bar fight, stabbing in Johnston City

Posted: Updated:
The Pub Club, the site of the alleged stabbing (Source: Arnold Wyrick) The Pub Club, the site of the alleged stabbing (Source: Arnold Wyrick)
The Pub Club, the site of the alleged stabbing (Source: Arnold Wyrick) The Pub Club, the site of the alleged stabbing (Source: Arnold Wyrick)
  • Heartland NewsMore>>

  • 'Remembering Our Fallen' exhibit comes to Wappapello

    'Remembering Our Fallen' exhibit comes to Wappapello

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 10:34 AM EDT2014-08-27 14:34:07 GMT
    A special exhibit to remember the men and women who gave their all in The War on Terror will be on display at the Bill Emerson Memorial Visitor Center at Wappapello Lake from Aug. 27 until Labor Day. 
    A special exhibit to remember the men and women who gave their all in The War on Terror will be on display at the Bill Emerson Memorial Visitor Center at Wappapello Lake from Aug. 27 until Labor Day. 
  • Man pleads guilty in death of Illinois officer

    Man pleads guilty in death of Illinois officer

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 7:34 AM EDT2014-08-27 11:34:10 GMT
    A South Carolina man has pleaded guilty in a vehicle crash that killed an on-duty Pontiac officer and his police dog last year.
    A South Carolina man has pleaded guilty in a vehicle crash that killed an on-duty Pontiac officer and his police dog last year.
  • Does It Work: Stone Wave

    Does It Work: Stone Wave

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 7:00 AM EDT2014-08-27 11:00:29 GMT
    It's a quick way to cook a full meal right in the microwave, and it's a individual serving size. But does the Stone Wave Microwave Cooker work?
    It's a quick way to cook a full meal right in the microwave, and it's a individual serving size. But does the Stone Wave Microwave Cooker work?
JOHNSTON CITY, IL (KFVS) -

One person was reportedly stabbed and two others arrested after a bar fight Friday night in Johnston City, Illinois.

According to Johnston City Police Chief Vernon Campbell, at 11:10 p.m. Friday, officers responded to a disturbance at Pub Club on 206 East Broadway in Johnston City.

One of the bartenders says the fight started outside of the bar.

"When the two boys got into an argument in the bathroom, one of our local boys, Johnny, herded everyone out the door and once that happened some guy lost control and stabbed the guy who was getting everybody out of there," said Kimie Campbell.

Chief Campbell says when officers arrived on the scene, they found Johnny Casey, 23, cut and stabbed about half a dozen times, with a couple of deep puncture wounds. He reportedly refused treatment as of last night, according to the chief.

Casey was allegedly trying to break up a fight and was stabbed and cut in the process.  Chief Campbell says Casey was reportedly stabbed and cut by 43-year-old Kevin W. Page.  Page was arrested on charges of aggravated battery and taken to the Williamson County Jail.

Chief Campbell says there were lots of people involved in the fight.

Matthew W Beers, 29, was allegedly throwing pool balls and beer bottles at people inside the club.  He was arrested on charges of disorderly conduct, criminal damage of property over $500 and aggravated assault.

Chief Campbell says the incident is still under investigation and he expects more arrests to come.

Copyright 2013 KFVS. All rights reserved.

Powered by WorldNow

310 Broadway
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

FCC Public File
publicfile@kfvs12.com
573-335-1212
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and KFVS12. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.