Argument during NC card game leads to deadly shooting

North Carolina news

ROWLAND, N.C. (WNCN) – A homicide investigation is underway after a man was killed when an argument during a weekend card game led to a shooting.

Deputies from the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office responded Saturday around 3 a.m. to the 1500 block of Purvis Road where two gunshot victims were reported.

Upon arrival, deputies found one man suffering a non-life threatening gunshot wound.

The other victim, 24-year-old Jamel Hendix of Lumberton had been transported to the hospital in a private vehicle before deputies arrived.

Authorities say Hendrix died from his injuries before reaching the hospital.

Anyone with information about the homicide is asked to call (910) 671-3170 or (910) 671-3100.

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