On April 3, General To Lam, Member of the Politburo and Minister of Public Security signed a decision to promote Captain Dang Thanh Tuan (born in 1979 in Hoi An, Quang Nam province) at the Son Tra District Police Station (Da Nang city) to Major.
On the same day, Major General Vu Xuan Vien, Director of the Da Nang Municipal Police Department signed a decision to promote Sergeant Vo Van Toan (born in 1997, in Duy Xuyen, Quang Nam province) to Sergeant Major. Toan is a non-commissioned police soldier of the Son Tra District Police Station.
Earlier, at 4:40 am on April 2, the Da Nang Municipal Police Department received information about a group of people, who participated in an illegal motorbike race and robbery in Son Tra district. The Son Tra District Police Station then deployed their forces to chase the offenders. During the chase, Captain Dang Thanh Tuan and Sergeant Vo Van Toan were killed in a crash with the offenders.