Eight people have been shot at and two died in the area of Bucharest downtown known as Perla on Monday, according to judiciary and media reports. According to judiciary sources, the aggressor is a member of the Police. The two people who were shot dead were both women - one of which sources alleged was the target of the aggressor.

Bucharest Tribunal prosecutors were investigating the incident, which took place in a hairdresser's salon.

The man opened fire, wounded eight people and killed two women - one in her 20s and one in her 30s, according to reports.

A witness said that the aggressor was a man in his 40s and did not carry a gun when he left the salon. The witness said he heard six shots and then saw a man covered in blood leaving the salon and running to an emergency hospital nearby. The witness said he saw several wounded people inside the salon, calling for help.