Wyclef Jean Treated for Gunshot Wound

Entertainment Mar. 20, 2011 AT 11:00AM
Wyclef Jean Treated for Gunshot Wound Credit: Henry S. Dziekan III/Getty Images

Wyclef Jean is on the mend.

The 41-year-old singer was shot in the hand after 11 p.m. in Delmas, Haiti on Saturday.

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"I have confirmed from Wyclef that he was immediately taken to the hospital, treated for a minor graze to his hand and released," his spokesperson tells UsMagazine.com in a statement. "He is fine."

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The shooting comes on the eve of the presidential elections in his native country; Jean is supporting fellow musician Michel Martelly.

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"Wyclef's commitment to his native country and to his people is unparalleled," his rep adds. "He is therefore undeterred by this incident."

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