Haitian President Jovenel Moise was shot deaf by an unidentified attacker in his reaidence overnight.
The assination came after several engagement between the police and armed groups in a fight for control over the streets in Port-au-Prince.
Martine Moise, the President’s wife was also shot during the attack, but survivebthe wound. She is now being treated in a hospital.
“A group of unidentified individuals, some of them speaking Spanish, attacked the private residence of the president of the republic and thus fatally wounded the head of state,” said
Interim Prime Minister Claude Joseph.