Myrtle Beach bar pool game ends with woman hurt

troot@thesunnews.comJanuary 2, 2014 

A 54-year-old woman was hospitalized after she suffered a head injury inside a Myrtle Beach bar when two men fought about money for a pool game, according to a police report.

The victim was taken by EMS to Grand Strand Regional Medical Center with a head wound that required stitches after police were called about 1 a.m. Wednesday to Jimmigans Bar at 6003 N. Kings Highway, police said.

The victim was on the ground and had a cut on her head when police arrived, according to the report. A witness told police she saw two men bump into the victim, which caused her to hit her head and fall to the ground.

A 26-year-old man told police he was playing a game of pool when another man, who was not identified, asked him to play for money, according to the report. The man said when he declined the other man got upset and tried to fight him.

The man said the unidentified man pushed him into the woman during the incident, according to the report. No other injures were reported.

A witness told police he was playing pool with the man when the unidentified man demanded they play for money and then the fight started, according to the report. No other details were listed in the report.

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