Anyang Nyong’o, who is the father to Academy award-winner Lupita Nyongo, was making a speech when rowdy youths stormed the venue.
Fearing for his life, the politician was forced to hide since the people who were in the crowd started throwing objects such as bottles, stones and shoes towards the stage.
Bodyguards to Migori Governor Okoth Obado caused fracas after they fired shots in the air in an attempt to control the situation.
According to The Star, a bullet went through a VIP seat in the area where dignitaries were seated though it is still not clear who was hit.
Its also reported that the gun-wielding men were after Joho since his car was shot at three times. A supporter who had just taken a photo with the Mombasa governor was also shot.