A second shooting happened at a mosque in the Linwood area of the city
One person at Friday prayer returned fire with a rifle or shotgun.
15 March 2019
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Witnesses say they heard multiple gunshots around 1.45pm.
A well known Muslim local chased the shooters and fired two shots at them as they sped off.
He was heard telling police officers he was firing in "self-defence".
Linwood locals say at least six people were injured.
They saw people with very serious injuries being taken away in ambulances.