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Alleged security firm director seen firing gun during quarrel with woman in Saigon

Saturday, December 17, 2016, 12:58 GMT+7

Ho Chi Minh City police are looking into the authenticity of a viral video showing a man, believed to be the director of a security guard company, firing a handgun to threaten a woman during an angry row, a source told Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper on Tuesday.

The shooting was reported to happen on Monday in front of the office of the firm on Cong Lo Street, Ward 15, Tan Binh District.

In the footage lasting two minutes and eight seconds posted on Facebook, the man was seen having a quarrel with a woman.

They were exchanging swear words when the man pulled a handgun from his pocket and pointed it at the woman’s head.

“You shoot me! Shoot me! Shoot me!” the woman shouted.

The man fired the gun elsewhere and went away, despite the woman challenging him to “shoot me in the head.”

“Why did you shoot out the road?” the woman exclaimed.

Then their row continued to escalate, with the man pointing his fingers at the woman and kicking her.

They were heard heatedly quarreling over the man’s salary debt owed to the woman’s child.

A boy was seen sitting on a motorbike behind the woman while the man’s wife was standing nearby. Both did not interfere in the row.

Tuoi Tre reporters made phone calls to the mobile numbers of the firm but nobody answered.

By law, civilians are banned from owning, storing or selling guns in Vietnam.


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