Shooting occurred near a mosque in the French commune Vaucluse Avignon department, according to La Provence.
Two hooded men, arrived at the scene of the incident by car and opened the fire. They had a rifle and a pistol with them.
At least eight people were injured according to preliminary information.
The French police do not consider the incident with the shooting near the mosque as a terrorist attack. The possible cause of this attack the law enforcement agencies called as a quarrel between young people.