Man, 24, is shot dead and another is injured after an argument over a card game in North Carolina
- Jamel R. Hendrix, 24, was shot dead and Rodney Lewis, 54, suffered a gunshot wound during a card game in Rowland, North Carolina
- Authorities said that the card game shooting was a result of a verbal argument
- Hendrix was transported to a medical center, where he was pronounced dead
- The men’s relationship and the nature of the argument were not disclosed
A card game in North Carolina became fatal when a gunman opened fire, leaving one man wounded and another dead.
The Robeson County Sheriff’s Office revealed the incident happened just before 3am on Saturday morning in Rowland, a town less than hour away from Fayetteville.
Deputies dispatched to 1552 Purvis Road over a report that two individuals had been shot following a card game.
‘The shootings are the result of an argument at a card game,’ authorities said.
The Robeson County Sheriff’s Office announced that Jamel R. Hendrix (pictured), 24, of Lumberton, was shot dead on Saturday morning in Rowland, North Carolina
Authorities said the shootings were the result of an argument at a card game , but details about the what transpired were not disclosed
When deputies arrived, they discovered 54-year-old Rodney Lewis suffering from a non-life threatening gunshot wound. The extent of his injuries was not disclosed
Jamel R. Hendrix, of Lumberton, also suffered a gunshot wound and was transported to Southeastern Health for treatment prior to the deputies’ arrival.
But Hendrix, 24, succumbed to his injury and died at the medical center.
Pictured: The Robeson County Sheriff’s Office shared a press release on Saturday detailing the shooting incident
Authorities are investigating Hendrix’s death and asked with information about the case is asked to call (910) 671-3170 or (910) 671-3100
Authorities have not disclosed the nature of the argument, the relationship between the two men, or who else was at the scene during the shooting.
The case is being investigated by Robeson County Sheriff’s Office Homicide Division. Anyone with information about the case is asked to call (910) 671-3170 or (910) 671-3100.
DailyMail.com has reached out to the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office for further details.