Haitian President Jovenel Moise at an event in Antalya, Turkey in June 2021. Metin Aktas/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images
- The assassinated Haitian President Jovenel Moïse was shot into his home by the gunman with 12 shots.
- Pétion-Ville Deputy Magistrate Carl Henry Destin revealed the details to the Haitian newspaper Le Nouvelliste.
- Moïse was killed by a group of armed assailants at around 1 am on Wednesday.
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The assassinated Haitian President Jovenel Moïse was covered with more than a dozen bullets-some of which came from high-caliber weapons- When the gunman rushed into his home and killed himAccording to reports, a local justice of the peace said.
“We found twelve [bullet wounds] On the corpse of the President,” Petion-Ville Deputy Magistrate Carl Henry Destin, Tell the French newspaper Le Nouvelliste, Explained that they were made with large-caliber and small-caliber weapons.
At around 1 am on Wednesday, Moise was assassinated by a group of armed assailants.
So is the first lady of Haiti, Martina Mois Was seriously injured in the attack.
Destin told the newspaper that Jovenel Moïse’s office and bedroom were “ransacked”.
Destin told the newspaper that Moïse’s eyes were gouged out and added that he had been shot in the forehead, chest, buttocks and abdomen.
Le Nouvelliste reported that Jomarlie Jovenel Moïse, one of the couple’s three children, was at home at the time of the attack and was hiding in her brother’s bedroom. The authorities said the children are safe.
Destin quoted witnesses and told the news media that a maid and another worker were tied up by the assassin. When they entered the home, they shouted “Operation DEA.”
The Haitian police chief Leon Charles said late on Wednesday that four people suspected of participating in the assassination were shot dead by the police in the shootout, and two others were arrested.
Haitian Security Forces Catch more men Believed to have participated in the assassination plot to kill Moise, Reuters report, Citing live pictures broadcast by several Haitian media.