In Paris, several processions crossed the capital, with one descending the famous Champs-Elysees avenue that has been the scene of protests every weekend, before converging in Bastille square. The government suspended the increases after the protests snowballed into a general movement against the president and the high cost of living.
On Sunday, will for the first time, a counter-movement to the "yellow West" on the road: A group called "Red scarves" (foulards rouges) called for the early afternoon to March on the Bastille square.
De Veulle said Rodrigues was struck with a "flashball", referring to the 40mm rubber projectiles used by French anti-riot police. "It is a tragedy for him and his family", the lawyer told French news station BFM TV, adding that he was going to lodge a complaint against the police.
The protesters - who wear the fluorescent jackets French motorists are required to carry in their cars - came out onto the streets in November to oppose a planned fuel tax rise.
France is deploying about 80,000 police Saturday.
On Sunday, Rodrigues, conscious and speaking to LCI television from hospital, said he was also hit by a sting-ball grenade, another controversial riot control tool used to disperse crowds.
Thousands of "red scarf" protesters have marched through Paris, demonstrating against "yellow vest" violence. Internal police investigators have launched an inquiry, as has the Paris prosecutor. "I was attacked twice - a grenade to the foot, and the bullet", Rodrigues said.
Many protesters joining the rally said they were not against "yellow vest" demands for greater help for France´s poor, but were sick of the clashes and destruction that have marked protests.
But their numbers have eased in recent weeks after Macron announced a series of policy climbdowns and launched a two-month consultation to allow people to vent their anger. There, on the Place de la Bastille, clashes between police and protesters.
Witnesses picked up the projectile that struck Rodrigues and police are investigating the circumstances of the incident.