NEWS: Wyclef Jean Shot In Haiti -UPDATE Busta and Jimmy Rosemond in car with Jean
Shoutout to Karen Civil for this breaking news about Wyclef Jean Haitian hip hop star who has reportedly just been shot in Delmas Haiti. (Someone called 911…had to sorry)
“This news just came in from Haiti, armed gunmen opened fire at Wyclef’s car.
Pras confirms on Twitter: Yes they shot Wyclef and he’s in the hospital and he’ll be fine. They just shot his hand.
Wyclef is in stable condition and is currently being treated in Haiti for gunshot wounds. Minutes before election day and this is going to be the highlight of tomorrow’s election.”
UPDATE: Jean was in the car with Busta Rhymes, Jimmy Rosemond and other members of his entourage. No other passengers in the vehicle were injured.
This is some crazy news…Hip-Hop has had a tough week outside of the great music going on down in Austin for sxsw so let’s not forget about those who can not be there this week (RIP Nate Dogg)
Update with more info from inflexwetrust:
“Distressing reports came in at 12:00am, election day, March 20th 2011, that hip-hop artist Wyclef Jean had been shot and was at a hospital seeking treatment.
News reports claim that Wyclef was passing through Delmas #65 in Port-au-Prince when a hail of gunfire was showered into the car. Jean was in the car with Busta Rhymes, Jimmy Rosemond and other members of his entourage. No other passengers in the vehicle were injured.
The injury was inflicted to Wyclef Jean’s right hand. The same hand that made him a star as a guitar playing revolutionary of hip-hop.
Haiti is set to vote in its presidential runoff on this day and this event only adds to the dramatic circumstances of the tiny island. On Saturday, the formerly exiled President Jean Bertrand Aristide returned to Haiti, stirring up much speculation ahead of the elections.”