Report: 8 wounded in shooting near mosque in Avignon, France

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La Provence

Several people are wounded after two masked men opened fire outside of a Mosque in Avignon, France.

According to local media outlet La Provence, a large crowd was gathered in front of the Arrahma Mosque when two men exited a car and started shooting.

The suspects, one with a rifle and one with a handgun, injured at least eight people before fleeing—a manhunt is underway.

The incident is not believed to be terror-related, police told the media.

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