Vietnamese musician shot dead in the US, killer commits suicide

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Police from Virginia have identified the Vietnamese victim and suspect killed in a shooting incident last week at the Eden commercial center run by the local Vietnamese community.

A Falls Church police report Tuesday said that musician Phan Tai, 49, was shot twice and declared dead by paramedics at the scene. The musician had tried to run away on foot, but collapsed.

They suspec Tai was killed by Vu The, 39, who was found dead an hour later in a nearby car with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound on his head.

Witnesses' descriptions of the man who shot Tai matches The, and police have found out that the Vietnamese knew each other.

Police are finding out whether the same gun was used in both shootings. They are also investigating the motive behind the killing and apparent suicide.

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