Wyclef Was Not Shot Says New Reports

Petionville Police Chief, Vanel Lacroix told Reuters that Jean in fact cut his hand on glass, according to doctors.Haiti_elections_2006

According to an article in the Hollywood Reporter, Jean told CNN he heard “the sound of the booms” and was “grazed by a bullet.”

His Fugees bandmate Pras Michel also Tweeted that Jean had been shot but stressed: “Everyone can relax Wyclef is fine… They can’t stop us not one bullet or a machine gun!!!!!!!”

Jean was treated for a superficial wound at a local hospital and released with a bandaged hand.

Jean previously planned to run for president in Haiti, but officials there barred his candidacy since he lives primarily in New Jersey.

The results of the runoff election, which is between former first lady Mirlande Manigat and singer Michel Martelly, will be released Apr. 16.

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