A Bunker Hill man is free on bond after being charged in connection with an incident early Sunday morning. 48-year-old Michael A. Swaringin is accused of pulling another man off of a bar stool, and has been charged with felony Aggravated Battery. Initial reports indicated shots were fired at some point during the altercation that ensued.
But no mention of gunshots were made in the charges filed in Macoupin County. The Macoupin County State's Attorney told The Big Z this is an ongoing investigation. Police were called to the report of an altercation at The Bunkhouse bar on West Warren Street in Bunker Hill at about 1:45am Sunday morning. Swaringin was jailed on $50,000 bond.