Two charged after Facebook fight ends in school parking lot

By Heartland News

AKIN, IL (KFVS) - What started out as a war of words on Facebook eventually turned into a real fight Monday night in Franklin County.

According to the sheriff's department, the incident began when Chance Pauls, 19, of Akin, began arguing with another man online.  The other man is identified as John D. Williams.

The online argument eventually ended up in the Akin Elementary School parking lot, Wilson said, when both men met around 10:30 p.m. to continue the disagreement with their fists.

Sheriff's deputies were called to the scene.  Both men were charged with battery and illegal consumption of alcohol.

More than a dozen people had gathered to watch the fight, Wilson said.  Wilson did not say what started the argument.

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