Vietnamese-American kills man in bar for staring at him

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Ha Cuong, 49, sleeping in a police station in Hue Saturday. He had beendrinking at a local bar when he allegedly stabbed another bargoer to death forgazing at him "vulgarly”. Photo courtesy of the police. Ha Cuong, 49, sleeping in a police station in Hue Saturday. He had beendrinking at a local bar when he allegedly stabbed another bargoer to death forgazing at him "vulgarly”. Photo courtesy of the police.

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The Hue police Sunday said they have arrested a Viet kieu who allegedly killed another bargoer after drinking at a local bar the previous day. 

Vietnamese-American Ha Cuong, 49, was at the Zen Beer Club with a friend when he noticed a stranger at the next table “vulgarly gazing” at him, he told the police later.

Cuong then walked to the man’s seat, allegedly took out a knife from his pocket and stabbed him twice in the thigh.

A view of the Zen Beer Club in Hue, where a Viet kieu allegedly stabbed a man to death Saturday night for staring at him. Photo credit: Dan Tri

The 26-year old victim, whose name has only been revealed as Ph., succumbed to a massive blood loss
Doctors said the knife had severed a major artery in the thigh, causing death.
The police said Cuong, badly drunk when taken to a local police station, asked to sleep right at an officer’s desk after being interrogated.

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