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November 30, 2010
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Facebook flames spark real-world stabbing

Should the cops patrol social networks to anticipate potential violence in the real world?


TOLDEO, Ohio — People take Facebook postings very seriously. Sometimes to excess, like reacting violently to posts. That led to a stabbing in Toledo, Ohio this week, according to an NBC affiliate there.

Aaron Calhoun wound up in Toldeo Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after 20-year-old Taresa O’Neal hit him with a frying pan and followed that up with a stabbing.

The 25-year-old Calhoun had gone to O’Neal’s home upset about a Facebook posting concerning his sister.

Read more on AllFacebook.

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