(AllHipHop News) The man accused of murdering Atlanta rapper Slim Dunkin was found not guilty of the crime by an Atlanta jury.
Vinson Hardimon, a.k.a. Young Vito, was found not guilty of murder today (February 25).
The rapper was convicted of aggravated assault and possession of a hand gun during the commission of a felony and was sentenced to a stiff sentence.
According to the Atlanta Journal Constitution, Fulton County Superior Court Judge Craig Schwall gave Young Vito the maximum sentence of 25 years.
Witnesses claimed that on December 16, Young Vito shot Slim Dunkin during an altercation over a piece of candy, in a recording studio during a video shoot on Memorial Drive in East Atlanta.
Police never recovered the murder weapon or the shells that were used to kill Slim Dunkin, who was a member of Gucci Mane and Waka Flocka Flame’s Bricksquad 1017 collective of rappers.