Fight leads to two arrests

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Two men were arrested and a juvenile was taken to the hospital following a fight Monday in Hilo.

Two men were arrested and a juvenile was taken to the hospital following a fight Monday in Hilo.

In response to a 10 p.m. call reporting a fight in the Lanakila Housing area, South Hilo Patrol officers responded about 10 p.m. to a reported of a fight in the Lanakila Housing area, according to the Hawaii Police Department. Upon there arrival, officers encountered a 16-year-old boy with injuries. He was taken to Hilo Medical Center, where he was treated for head and body injuries and then released at 1 a.m. Tuesday.

Two Hilo men, 19-year-old William Fuiava and 18-year-old Tyhron Kopura, were arrested and taken to the Hilo police cellblock while detectives from the Area I Criminal Investigations Section continued the investigation, police said. Each was charged Tuesday evening with second-degree assault and a liquor violation involving a minor. Bail was set at $2,000 each.

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