Man Gets Charged in Club Shooting
Police charged a 38-year-old Oneida, Tenn., man with shooting at a couple during a wedding reception Sunday.
Phi Nguyen was charged with two counts of attempted first-degree murder, aggravated assault and felony vandalism, according to Knoxville Police Department spokesman Darrell DeBusk.
Knoxville Police Department Officer Caleb Crothers arrested Nguyen as the man tried to flee from the Valarium, 940 Blackstock Ave., in a vehicle, DeBusk said.
Nguyen is accused of the nightime shooting at the club that left one person with a non-life threatening bullet wound. He also allegedly struck a person with a pole, but the victim that was struck with the pole was not in need of medical treatment.
Police said Nguyen shot several times into a vehicle driven by Tuan Le, 25, of Alcoa as he left the reception. Le drove himself to St. Mary's Medical Center where he was treated and released for gunshot wounds.
Hoai Tu Nguyen, 20, Was also in the vehicle with Le at the time of the shooting, the passenger were not injured in the incident.
DeBusk said An Le, 40, of Maryville was struck with a pole during the incident.
Tags: Shooting , Maryville , Tennessee , USA , Victim , Injury , Gun , Charged , Jail , Alcoa
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.