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At Least 8 Injured in Shooting Outside French Mosque

Eight people were injured after two gunmen reportedly opened fire near a mosque in Avignon, France, on Sunday, local media are reporting.

Muslim worshippers were leaving the Arrahma mosque and gathering in the street around 10:30 p.m. local time when the men, one of whom had exited a car, began opening fire, according to French newspaper La Provence .

The men carried a rifle and a handgun, according to the newspaper.

Four people were injured at the scene, and four others in a nearby apartment were wounded from flying shrapnel. One of the victims included a 7-year-old girl, La Provence reported.

The attackers are still at large, the newspaper said. Investigators are reportedly not treating the incident as terrorism.

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