By now you probably heard the news about Benzino being shot at his mothers funeral by his Nephew. Now new details have emerged today about the events that took place over the weekend, word comes down that Gai Scott, 36, pleaded not guilty through his attorney, who asserted that his client was trying to protect himself during the odd turn of events.
When the dust settles, this case will be shown to be self-defense,” attorney Jon Ciraulo said, according to the Boston Globe.
Gai who is Benzino’s nephew, was charged with assault with intent to murder and has been ordered held without bail. He allegedly pulled up in his Bentley alongside Benzino’s Dodge SUV on Route 3 South in Duxbury on Saturday and fired multiple gunshots. As for a possible motive, Benzino told The Globe that the shooting stemmed from a lingering family feud, however an attorney for Gai Scott’s mother accused Benzino of lying about the turn of event, and said he was using the incident to promote himself.
We all have family feuds but wow, shooting your uncle at his mother’s funeral? That’s crazy, just about any altercation is ridiculous in that setting.
Stay tuned for more updates.