Biden Shocked by Haitian President Assassination

US President Joe Biden said on Wednesday he was shocked by the “heinous” assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moise and wounding of his wife in their home, and administration officials said Washington was ready to help investigating what happened.

Moise, 53, was shot dead and his wife Martine left in critical condition after unidentified gunmen opened fire with assault rifles in his private residence overnight, stirring fears of chaos in the impoverished Caribbean nation already reeling from rampant gang violence and facing a constitutional crisis.

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