Reality TV Show Star Shot

BROCKTON, Mass. (March 30, 2014) A man identified as reality TV star Benzino has been shot and injured while in a funeral procession in Massachusetts, authorities said.

Benzino, whose real name is Raymond Scott, is a cast member of the VH1 reality show "Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta" and CEO of Hip-Hop Weekly.

The magazine's website confirmed Saturday night that Benzino had been shot.

Benzino, 48, was on Route 3 south of Boston around noon Saturday when his nephew, Gai Scott, 36, pulled alongside and fired several shots into the SUV Benzino was driving, the Plymouth County District Attorney's Office said.

He was taken to a hospital with gunshot wounds.

Hip-Hop Weekly reported his condition as stable.

Gai Scott, of Randolph, Mass., was taken into custody and charged with assault with intent to murder.


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