MEMPHIS — The Old West lives on in some places.
Two men were killed and four others wounded in a card table shootout that stemmed from a gambling feud.
Tennessee police say the shooting occurred at at a home Saturday night in Memphis, when a gun battle erupted over a game of cards.
“It’s believed that this incident occurred as a result of a feud while gambling,” the Shelby County Sheriff’s office said in a statement. “Investigators believe that this was an isolated incident and that the victims knew the suspects.”
One of the victims was declared dead at the scene and another died later at a nearby hospital.
Police identified the two dead men as Marcus Conway,18, and Marquese Taylor, 22, both of Memphis. The survivors were taken to area hospitals in conditions ranging from serious to critical.
Cops say one of the victims was 13-years-old, but is expected to live.
No arrests have yet been made.