Benzino Shot En Route to Mother’s Funeral (Update)


By: Amanda Anderson-Niles
“Love and Hip Hop Atlanta” star Benzino’s mother recently passed away but now it’s been confirmed that the reality star was actually shot en route to the funeral during an argument in Boston. He’s currently in critical condition.

TMZ reports:

“Love and Hip Hop: Atlanta” star Benzino was shot Saturday afternoon while driving in his mother’s funeral procession and police already arrested a suspect … law enforcement sources tell TMZ.

We’re told Benzino — former owner of The Source magazine — was shot after an argument erupted between family members in the funeral procession.

Benzino was hit and he was rushed to the hospital.

Update: Despite earlier reports, it’s now been confirmed that Benzino is in stable condition. His BFF Stevie J even a posted a photo of him to Instagram:


Benzino was shot by his own nephew during an argument. He’s been charged with intent to murder.


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