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2 killed, 6 wounded after man opens fire at hair salon in Romanian capital
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) ' A gunman opened fire Monday in a hair salon in the Romanian capital, killing two people and wounding six, officials said. The suspected shooter was identified as an ambulance driver who was married to one of the women killed.
The attack occurred in the late afternoon in downtown Bucharest. Witnesses interviewed by television stations said that after the shots were fired, the gunman left the salon and took refuge in a nearby building owned by an electricity company. He was later detained by police.
Senior prosecutor Marius Iacob identified the suspect as Gheorghe Vladan and said he had a "tense relationship" with his wife. Interior Minister Gabriel Berca said the suspect drove an ambulance driver for his ministry.
Mediafax news agency reported that Vladan was said to be angry with his wife because she had filed for divorce.