A cousin of President Michel Martelly, Lesly Martelly, was shot Tuesday afternoon in the neighborhood of Delmas 2 by strangers trying to steal her car, according to a source close to the family.
“Lesly Martelly was hit by two bullets, he was taken to a private hospital for treatment. His condition is stable,” told to us a member of the press service of the president. Please note, the criminals have had time to escape.
It is unclear whether Mr. Lesly Martelly attackers were able to steal his car.
Lesly Martelly’s health is stable, according to the medical notes.
The Presidency had not pronounced on Tuesday that incident on the eve of New Year celebrations usually marked by an upsurge of criminal insecurity in the metropolitan area of Port-au-Prince.