Port-au-Prince - A spokesperson for Wyclef Jean says the hip-hop star has been released from a hospital after being treated for a gunshot wound to his hand.
Joe Mignon, senior programme director for Jean's Yele Foundation, says Jean was shot in the hand after 23:00 local time on Saturday in the city of Delmas, just outside Port-au-Prince.
Jean's brother, Samuel, confirmed the musician was shot. Neither he nor Mignon had additional details.
The shooting comes on the eve of presidential elections in Haiti. Jean is supporting fellow musician Michel Martelly.
A spokesperson for the Haitian National Police could not be immediately reached for comment.
24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.
The Princess of Cambridge has officially been named just two days after her birth. Read More »
The Duchess of Cambridge and her daughter have returned home from the hospital. Read More »
South AfricaHomeMarkR15 000 - R20 000 Per Month
South AfricaHomeMarkR5 000 - R6 000 Per Month
HousesR 1 995 000
HousesR 2 600 000
HousesR 2 800 000