A Haiti senator shot two people outside parliament

A Haitian senator opened fire during a protest outside the country's parliament building on Monday 23rd September, wounding two people including a photographer.

Chery Dieu-Nalio, a photographer for the Associated Press, was hit in the face. Leon Leblanc, a security guard, was also wounded in the incident.

Senator Jean Marie Ralph Féthière opened fire as he left parliament in the capital, Port-au-Prince.

He claimed he was defending himself from protesters.

Mr Dieu-Nalio, who was wearing body armour marked with the word "Press", was struck on the chin. Reports said he was treated in hospital but his injuries were not severe. Mr Leblanc's condition was not immediately known.

Source : BBC News