Musician Wyclef Jean treated for gunshot wound to hand
The BBC is reporting that Haiti-born hip-hop star Wyclef Jean has been released from hospital after being treated for a gunshot wound to his hand.
The shooting took place after 2300 local time on Saturday near the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince, said Joe Mignon, senior programme director for Jean's Yele Foundation.
The shooting comes on the eve of presidential elections in Haiti.
Jean, 41, is supporting fellow musician Michel Martelly.
Jean's brother, Samuel, confirmed his sibling was shot but had no further details.
Jean's Twitter feed stated: "We have spoken to Wyclef, he is OK. Thank you for your thoughts and prayers - Management."
A spokesman for the Haitian National Police could not be immediately reached for comment.