Haitian police are denying reports that singer Wyclef Jean was shot this weekend and instead claim the former Fugee was cut by glass.
As previously reported, Wyclef issued a statement saying that he was shot in the hand while visiting the country of the eve of Presidential elections.
According to Wyclef, he was exiting a vehicle to make a phone call when an unidentified assailant shot him in the hand around 11 p.m. Saturday.
“The way I can explain it is that the bullet grazed me in my right hand. I heard blow, blow, blow and I just looked at my hand,” he said.
Local police however have dismissed Wyclef’s claims and say he was only cut by glass, not struck by a bullet.
“We met with the doctor who saw him and he confirmed Wyclef was cut by glass,” Vanel Lacroix, police chief in Petionville, told the Daily Mail.
Wyclef has yet to respond.
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