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'Love & Hip Hop' Star

Shot En Route to Mom's Funeral

3/30/2014 11:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0329-benzino-love-n-hip-hop-getty-02"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.

Remarkably ... the rest of the family went on with the funeral and the preacher says when they arrived both the limo and the hearse were blood stained -- according to reports.

Benzino is currently in the hospital.

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5:20 PM PST -- The district attorney says Benzino was shot by his nephew Gai Scott, adding, "There has been growing family tension" between the two.

The D.A. says Benzino and Gai were in different cars ... but when the two were side-by-side at some point, his nephew allegedly fired shots.

Gai was charged with assault with intent to murder.

Benzino is currently in stable condition and his co-star Stevie J posted a pic on Instagram of the reality star in the hospital to prove it.  B's biceps are bandaged ... so it appears that's where he was shot.

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1.

Boriqua    

wheres his NECK??

207 days ago
2.

billson1234    

Wouldn't be surprised if it was about money they wanted a handout he said "no" and this happened

207 days ago
3.

Truth    

They're all class. As usual.

207 days ago
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billson1234    

On another note I've always thought benzino looked like quagmire

207 days ago
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Chrisfrenzy    

TMZ ,do yall mean the former owner of the source magazine,he been sold it years ago

207 days ago
6.

molala1    

That is just sad they couldn't just let the mans mother rest in peace. .

207 days ago
7.

LB    

What kind of mess is this?

207 days ago
8.

moe    

Who?

207 days ago
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Dr. Cornelia J. Dogbarker PhD    

LOL!

207 days ago
10.

cdrifka    

**** Atlanta

207 days ago
11.

dianeinaz    

In Massachusetts? ! Shooting during funeral procession...

207 days ago
12.

static    

That's stone cold.

207 days ago
13.

Sally M    

Nice family.

207 days ago
14.

notalawyer    

See what happens when Lil Beaver comes to town...

207 days ago
15.

D-INCARNATION    

How fitting...

207 days ago
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