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Cuong Nhat Do, 44

Cuong Nhat Do, a 44-year-old Vietnamese man, was shot and killed Friday, Jan. 24 in the 400 block of North Second Street in Alhambra, according to Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner’s records.

Police received a call of shots fired at an apartment about 7:15 p.m. and arrived to find two people, Do, and his wife Camha Nguyen Do, 38, who had been shot, according to a news release from the Alhambra Police Department.

Do and his wife were pronounced dead at the scene at 7:26 p.m., according to coroner’s records.

Their 4-year-old child was present when the killings occurred, but she was not wounded, prosecutors said.

A couple of blocks away, another officer who was en route to the scene was flagged down by a man who confessed to the shooting, police said.

The man was identified by authorities as Cuong Do’s brother, Sam Nhat Do, a 42-year-old Vietnamese man. He was arrested on suspicion of murder.

Sam Nhat Do was charged Jan. 28 with two counts of murder with the special circumstance allegation of multiple murders, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office.

He was also charged with one count of child abuse likely to cause great injury or death.

The incident occurred inside the home of Do’s parents. Police said the motive has not yet been determined.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at (626) 308-4817. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

--Times staff writer Alex Wigglesworth contributed to this report.

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