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At least 4 wounded by gunshots during protest in Haiti

At least four people were shot and wounded during a small protest in Haiti’s capital after a speech by embattled President Jovenel Moise.

Several hundred people were marching from the Delmas to Petionville neighborhoods when shots were fired from nearby.

Associated Press journalists didn’t see the source of the shooting, but saw a local journalist, a police officer and two protesters rushed away with apparent bullet wounds.

A wounded police officer, left, is helped by his mate to stop the bleeding from his hand after clashes during a protest to demand the resignation of Haiti's president Jovenel Moise on the 216th anniversary of Battle of Vertieres in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Monday, Nov. 18, 2019. At least four people were shot and wounded during a small protest in Haiti’s capital after a speech by embattled President Jovenel Moise. A local journalist, a police officer and two protesters were rushed away with apparent bullet wounds. (AP PhotoDieu Nalio Chery)

Monday was the anniversary of a key battle of the Haitian Revolution, and earlier in the day Moise rejected calls to resign. The president said he would continue to try to negotiate with his opposition.

Opponents say Moise should leave office over economic mismanagement and failure to investigate corruption.

Police officers and protesters take cover behind a police truck as shots ring out during a protest to demand the resignation of Haiti's president Jovenel Moise on the 216th anniversary of Battle of Vertieres in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Monday, Nov. 18, 2019. At least four people were shot and wounded during a small protest in Haiti’s capital after a speech by embattled President Jovenel Moise. A local journalist, a police officer and two protesters were rushed away with apparent bullet wounds. (AP PhotoDieu Nalio Chery)

A wounded man is evacuated on a motorcycle during clashes to demand the resignation of Haiti's president Jovenel Moise on the 216th anniversary of Battle of Vertieres in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Monday, Nov. 18, 2019. At least four people were shot and wounded during a small protest in Haiti’s capital after a speech by embattled President Jovenel Moise. A local journalist, a police officer and two protesters were rushed away with apparent bullet wounds. (AP PhotoDieu Nalio Chery)

Haiti's President Jovenel Moise, right, talks with resigning prime minister Jean Michel Lapin, at the national palace during a ceremony marking the 216th anniversary of Battle of Vertieres in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Monday, Nov. 18, 2019. The battle was the last major battle of Haitian independence from France. (AP PhotoDieu Nalio Chery)

Haiti's President Jovenel Moise, left, reviews troops with Jodel Lesage, lieutenant-general of the Armed Forces, at the national palace during a ceremony marking the 216th anniversary of Battle of Vertieres in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Monday, Nov. 18, 2019. The battle was the last major battle of Haitian independence from France. (AP PhotoDieu Nalio Chery)