Walterboro police asking for tips after man shot during card game

A man was shot during a card game Wednesday night in Walterboro and police are asking for tips that might identify the shooter.

Walterboro police were called to Lincoln Apartments on Whitsell Street shortly after 9 p.m. and found that a man had been shot in the abdomen, Officer Amye Stivender said. Investigators believe the man was shot when an argument during a card game became heated. The man was taken to Colleton Medical Center and then to Medical University Hospital.

Witnesses were not cooperative with police.

Anybody with information is asked to call Walterboro police at 782-1041 or leave a tip with Crime Stoppers at 554-1111.

Reach Dave Munday at 937-5553.