Rapper Benzino shot during mother’s funeral procession

Rapper Benzino

Rapper Benzino

PLYMOUTH, Mass. – Reality TV star and rapper Benzino was shot and injured Saturday while driving in his mother’s funeral procession.

Police said Benzino, whose real name is Raymond Scott, was shot by his 36-year-old nephew Gai Scott. Family members said there has been tension growing between the two.

The shooting reportedly happened on Route 3 in Duxbury, Mass. on Saturday afternoon. Witnesses said the suspect pulled up to Benzino’s red SUV during the procession and fired multiple times.

Benzino, 48, was taken to the hospital with non-fatal gunshot wounds.

The alleged shooter was arrested and is facing charges.

TMZ reported that the family decided to proceed with the funeral after the shooting.

Read more: TMZ

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