HipHollywood has learned that rapper Benzino is in stable condition after being shot on a Massachusetts highway during a Saturday morning funeral procession.
According to officials, The reality TV star was taken to South Shore Hospital with non-fatal injuries following the incident. The Boston-area native was reportedly driving to his mother’s funeral when the shooting occurred.
Plymouth County District Attorney Timothy Cruz said the incident was between two vehicles whose occupants knew each other. The driver of a Bentley shot the driver of a red Dodge SUV (Benzino), who exited his car and was taken to the Duxbury police station by a passerby, Cruz said. Local news station WCVB says that Benzino was then transported from the police station by ambulance to the hospital.
The Bentley driver has been arrested and will be arraigned Monday on a charge of armed assault with intent to murder.
Earlier in the week, Benzino took to Twitter to express his grief over his mother’s loss. Mary Scott passed away on March 20.
“God knows I have been through alot in my life, BUT EVERY INCH OF GOOD, KINDNESS AND LOVE IN MY SOUL IS BECAUSE OF THIS WOMAN. A BIG PART OF ME IS LOST NOW AND I WILL NEVER BE THE SAME, MA WORDS CANT EXPRESS MY LOVE FOR YOU.I WILL MISS EVERY BREATHING MOMENT, I DON’T KNOW HOW I WILL CONTINUE KNOWING YOU ARE NOT HERE. I’m lost.”
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