Skip to main content
  1. News
  2. Top News

Benzino shot by nephew: New photo shows that rapper is okay

See also

Benzino had a rough Saturday. The rapper and reality television star was shot while attending his mother's funeral on Saturday night. He is currently known for his role "Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta." On March 29, TMZ reported that Benzino was shot during the funeral procession. Benzino was taken to the hospital, and he was treated for non-fatal injuries.

One co-star of Benzino, Stevie J, made sure to let their fans know the man was okay. He shared a new photo of the rapper on Instagram on Saturday night. TMZ revealed that the rapper was shot during a fight that started between family members during the procession.

Benzino's nephew has now been arrested for the shooting. Gai Scott has been charged with assault with intent to murder. Benzino's car was next to Gai's during the procession, and the nephew fired.

Raymond Scott is Benzino's given name. He previously owned "The Source" magazine, and he now owns "Hip Hop Weekly." His focus is on the VH-1 reality "Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta" though. The series chronicles his love life.

There is no word on when Benzino will be released from the hospital. The photos shared on Instagram show the man with his bicep bandaged. This is where he was shot. What do you think of this shocking event now making news today?



  •  Day 17
    Israel continues their ravaging bombardment on Gaza as the conflict wages on
  • MH17 victims arrive home
    40 bodies of the MH17 plane crash return to a somber homecoming in Holland
    Top News
  • Military advisers to Ukraine
    President Obama announces the deployment of military advisers to Ukraine
  • Bubonic plague in China
    A bubonic plague outbreak in Yumen prompts China to quarantine the city
    World News
  • Air Algierie disappearance
    A flight headed from Burkina Faso to Algeria disappears from radar over Mali
  • Windows Phone training portal
    Microsoft launches Windows Phone training portal in attempt to woo consumers