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Mar 20, 2011 4:59 PM by AP

Haitian-born musician grazed by bullet in Port-au-Prince shooting

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) - Hip-hop singer Wyclef Jean says he was grazed by a bullet in the hand when he stepped out of his car in Haiti to make a phone call.

The Haitian-American performer tells The Associated Press he had just left the car Saturday night when he heard gunfire. Jean says the next thing he noticed, there was blood on his shirt and sneakers.

He told the AP in a telephone interview Sunday that he has no idea who fired or whether the rounds were targeting him.

He says a doctor treated him at a hospital and he is taking antibiotics.

Jean says the shooting happened in the capital of
Port-au-Prince. He says a driver and the hip-hop singer known as FanFan were with him.

Jean been in Haiti helping the campaign of his friend, fellow musician Michel "Sweet Micky" Martelly, a candidate in today's presidential election.

 

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