facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Rapper Benzino shot on way to mother's funeral

Massachusetts police say Benzino's nephew, Gai Scott, shot the rapper in the arm.
By Danielle Haynes   |   March 30, 2014 at 11:51 AM   |   Comments

March 30 (UPI) -- Rapper and reality television star Benzino was shot in the arm Saturday while in the funeral procession for his mother in Massachusetts.

Benzino, whose real name is Raymond Scott, 48, was in his red Dodge SUV in route to St. Peter's Church in Plymouth, Mass., when he was shot.

Police said Benzino's nephew, Gai Scott, 36, pulled up beside the rapper in his Bentley and fired shots.

Scott was arrested on charges of armed assault with attempt to murder.

Benzino was treated at South Shore Hospital and the funeral for his mother, though late, went on as planned.

Benzino, star of Love & Hip-Hop Atlanta, posted a photo of himself at the hospital with his arm bandaged.

[New York Daily News]
[WHDH]

Follow @DanielleHaynes1 and @UPI on Twitter.
Contact the Author
© 2014 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Kylie Jenner taking vocal lessons, planning singing career Kylie Jenner taking vocal lessons, planning singing career
2
Gisele Bundchen, Kendall Jenner, Cara Delevingne march at Chanel's feminist rally Gisele Bundchen, Kendall Jenner, Cara Delevingne march at Chanel's feminist rally
3
Mary-Louise Parker to release memoir 'Dear Mr. You' Mary-Louise Parker to release memoir 'Dear Mr. You'
4
James Franco talks dating, says he's 'shy' around women James Franco talks dating, says he's 'shy' around women
5
'The Twilight Saga' to be continued through short films on Facebook 'The Twilight Saga' to be continued through short films on Facebook
Trending News
x
Feedback