3rd arrest made in poker shooting

DULUTH - The third and final suspect wanted for storming a private poker game in Duluth and shooting a man in September is behind bars.

Gwinnett County Sheriff's deputies arrested Thanh Phu Ha, 24, of Norcross, on six counts of armed robbery and aggravated assault on Friday, according to jail records.

Ha remains at the Gwinnett County Jail without bond, where he joins his alleged accomplices - Vu Hoang Nguyen, 20, and Binh Thanh Vuong, 22, both of Norcross.

Around midnight on Sept. 23, the trio allegedly held up six people playing poker at an apartment in the 1300 block of Paces Commons. Police said they stole laptops, wallets, cell phones, credit cards and even clothing from the players.

During the robbery one person was shot in the hip, according to police. Police have said the victim is expected to fully recover.

Police arrested the first two suspects a day after the heist.

Like Nguyen, Ha is charged with holding the suspects at bay with a handgun and shooting the victim, who was hospitalized that night.

Vuong is charged with six counts of armed robbery. He helped lift the property and rifled through the victims' pockets as the other two held them at gunpoint, his warrants say.

It's unclear how the men allegedly gained access to the apartment or if they knew the victims.

Officials with the Duluth Police Department who conducted the investigation could not be reached for comment Tuesday.