HALL COUNTY, Ga. — Three people are dead after a police shooting in Hall County on Tuesday night.
The Hall County Sheriff’s Office said deputies fatally shot 51-year-old Thang Duc Doan after they say he killed a mother and daughter.
Channel 2′s Matt Johnson obtained video shot by a neighbor that shows Hall County deputies showing up at Long Creek drive in Buford just after 7:30 p.m. for a welfare check that turned violent.
A picture shows deputies with vests, helmets and guns waiting outside the home.
They say they met Doan armed with a knife and deputies shot and killed him when he became aggressive at around 11 p.m. Tuesday.
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From there, they say they discovered the bodies of a mother and daughter inside the home.
Deputies identified the victims as Kim Nguyen, 42, and Lam-Ahn Tran, 18.
Neighbors told Johnson that Nguyen owned a nail salon in Gainesville and that her ex-husband became worried about her and his daughter and asked for a welfare check.
They say Doan shot by deputies lived at the home with the mother and daughter and knew the victims.
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One neighbor told Johnson that he didn’t think Doan -- believed to be a boyfriend of the mother -- was capable of murder.
No deputies were injured in the incident.
The Georgia of Bureau of Investigation is handling the investigation into the deputy-involved shooting while the Hall County Sheriff’s Office will be investigating the murders.
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