PARIS, July 29 (Xinhua) -- At least three people were killed and one was injured in a shooting in southern France on Sunday evening, local media reported.

The incident occurred near a gas station in Ollioules commune of the Var department.

The victims were described as two men and a woman by witnesses. The injured person was sent to a local hospital.

The police have started an investigation, and local media suspect revenge as a possible motive of the shooting.