Friends deal with murder of Mid-South nail salon owner

Friends deal with murder of Mid-South nail salon owner

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SHELBY COUNTY, TN -

(WMC-TV) – Friends of a Mid-South nail salon owner, shot dead in her business late Monday night, deal with the loss of their friend, Thanh Van Nguyen.

Shelby County deputies say 45-year-old Nguyen was shot and killed inside the Nail and Spa Salon in the 1600 block of Appling Road around 9 p.m.

Deputies say Nhuyen's estranged husband, 51-year-old Jesus Perez, pulled the trigger. Perez then shot and killed himself at a nearby gas station.

 On Action News 5 at 5 p.m., Justin Hanson talks to friends of Van Nguyen as they grieve her death and come to grip with what happened in the Mid-South business on Monday night.

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