The President was articulate at the opening of the Paris-Bordeaux high-speed line at Villognon (Charente).
His address was out of whack off when a gun was fired somewhere in the crowd.
Mr Hollande, who will step down as President in May, originate utter a hand as he paused to look over in the direction of the discharged weapon.
Assists later, he carried on with his speech.
According to local media a custody guard accidentally fired his weapon after leaving his safety off.
Two people were abuse.
According to reports a 20-year-old waiter was shot in the calf.
The sharpshooter, from a prominent platoon in charge the protection of the gendarmerie, also injured himself.
He was set jumping u and down before fleeing into a kitchen.