Moise’s wife flown to Florida for treatment
Fort Lauderdale, Florida – The nation of Haiti has the world’s attention following a horrible tragedy.
Haiti’s President Jovenel Moïse was assassinated at his home in Port Au-Prince early on Wednesday.
Reports indicate that his wife, Martine Moïse, was shot multiple times in the incident and was flown to Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport, arriving at approximately 3:30 p.m.
Arrangements were made for her to be taken to Miami for treatment at Jackson Memorial Hospital. Officials said her vitals are stable but critical.
She was flown to South Florida by Trinity Air Ambulance.
Local 10 News’ Janine Stanwood learned Moïse was suffering from gunshot wounds to the arms and thigh, along with a severe injury to the hand and abdomen.
She was surrounded by law enforcement officers as she was taken off the air ambulance and placed in a private ambulance.
Haiti’s interim Prime Minister Claude Joseph said in a statement that the president’s assassination was a “highly coordinated attack by a highly trained and heavily armed group”.
He vowed to bring those responsible to justice. (www.local10.com)