Two people were shot to death at a beer club in the popular tourist island Phu Quoc late Saturday after a heated argument between one of them and the alleged shooter, who is still at large.
Local police said they are searching for the suspect, identified as Do Thanh Son, aka Tuan Em, an ex-convict.
The two victims were identified as Huynh Quoc Bao, who involved in the argument, and Tran Thi Thanh Mai, a pregnant woman who was celebrating a birthday at the club.
The shooting happened at 11 p.m. at Lion Garden beer club in Duong Dong Town.
Witnesses told Thanh Nien that Tuan Em and Bao had somehow got involved in an argument. Suddenly, Tuan Em pulled out a gun and shot at Bao.
Bao was wounded but tried to run to the club gate. Tuan Em fired some more shots at him, one of which accidentally hit Mai, who was standing near the gate. Both Bao and Mai died immediately.
Huynh Quoc Bao was shot to death when he tried to run from the beer club.
A report in Tuoi Tre news website said Tuan Em fled the scene on a motorbike driven by another man who held a scimitar.
Lion Garden is a popular beer club on Phu Quoc Island that attracts both local and foreign tourists and also employs dancing girls.