Breaking news out of France where we’re seeing reports that a police “sharpshooter” or “sniper” injured two people after accidentally firing his weapon during a speech by President Hollande earlier today. Here’s the video where you can hear the shot and see Hollande’s incredibly calm reaction:
Police sharpshooter accidentally fires shot during French President Hollande's speech in Villognon, injuring 2 pic.twitter.com/DdxH2ocWFj
— BNO News (@BNONews) February 28, 2017
Thankfully the injuries appear minor:
BREAKING: French official: police sharpshooter accidentally opens fire at President Hollande's speech ; 2 slightly injured.
— The Associated Press (@AP) February 28, 2017
One of the wounded is reportedly the shooter himself:
— Daily Mail Online (@MailOnline) February 28, 2017