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    Shooting Near Mosque in French City of Brest Reported, Two Injured

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    The site where the shooting took place has been cordoned off by law enforcement and an investigation is now underway, according to the French media.

    Police and other emergency services personnel have arrived at the Pontanézen area in the French city of Brest after a shooting not far from the mosque took place on Thursday, France 3 reported.

    The incident has seriously injured at least two; both of the victims were rushed to a hospital. 

    Later in the day, the French media outlet Franceinfo Plus said that the man behind the Thursday shooting committed suicide. Earlier, it was reported that he was on the run. 

    The incident reportedly took place at around 16:30 pm local time. 

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