Haitian Authorities said they have arrested and detain suspected killers of President Jovenel Moise.
According to Haitian Police, heavily armed commando unit that assassinated Haitian President Jovenel Moise this week comprised of 26 Colombians and two Haitian Americans, authorities confirms on Thursday, as the hunt went on for the masterminds of the brazen killing.
Police tracked the suspected assassins on Wednesday to a house near the scene of the crime in Petionville, a northern, hillside suburb of the capital, Port-au-Prince.
A firefight lasted late into the night and authorities detained a number of suspects on Thursday.
President Moise, 53, was fatally shot early on Wednesday at his home by what officials said was a group of foreign, trained killers, pitching the poorest country in the Americas deeper into turmoil amid political divisions, hunger and widespread gang violence.