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.