Rapper Young Vito Found Not Guilty In Slim Dunkin Murder

posted February 25, 2013 07:30:00 PM CST | 16 comments

Rapper Young Vito Found Not Guilty In Slim Dunkin Murder

The man accused of killing Brick Squad rapper Slim Dunkin was found not guilty.

The man accused of killing rapper Slim Dunkin was found not guilty earlier day.

In a recent report from AllHipHop, Atlanta native Vinson Hardimon - also known as rapper Young Vito - was found not guilty in the murder of Slim Dunkin. Although police were unable to recover the weapon used to kill the aspiring Brick Squad 1017 alum, multiple witness reports point to Hardimon as the shooter.

Despite his acquittal on murder charges, Hardimon was found guilty of aggravated assault and possession of a handgun during the commission of a felony crime. As a result, Fulton County Superior Court Judge Craig Schwall sentenced Hardimon to a maximum 25 year sentence in jail. 

Slim Dunkin, an affiliate and childhood friend of Waka Flocka Flame, was shot on December 16th, 2011 at an Atlanta recording studio during a music video shoot. Witnesses indicate that the fight that ultimately led to Dunkin's death began over a piece of candy.

Waka Flocka recently spoke to HipHopDX in an exclusive interview about the loss of Slim Dunkin, saying that, "[His death] hurt me though, mentally, like, the whole team too. We just now getting over it."

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