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BREAKING: Rapper Young Vito Found NOT GUILTY In Slim Dunkin Murder; Gets 25 Years For Assault

(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.

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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.


    Damn he got murder sentence any damn way

    • Bumpy Johnson

      he should have hired the same lawyer TI had right! he’d get probation and community service right! -_-

      • Celz

        T.I had no violence in his case.. And he got 1 year house arrest, 1 Year in the feds, and 1 year of community service.. But yea dude did get stretched though


        Ya damn right

  • a very hollow victory for him!!!

  • WillVetterGoodin

    When you kill someone, and have a good lawyer, you STILL go to jail cause you assaulted someone…

  • Mike9130

    aint nothing sweet about that

    • W.E.B. Du Bois

      Mike9130 – he can keep the memory of that jolly rancher. – tuff guys gotta be smart guys too, or else…….

  • AK

    they gonna get him on the inside

    • Bumpy Johnson


      • AK

        come on now….. shit aint all gifts and candies in this world not all rappers are fake bricksquad been independent

      • Bumpy Johnson

        who gone get him tho from the inside.?

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  • Chris

    Damn, bruh. How do you WIN and LOSE at the same time?

    • Demetrius Das Deese

      it’s called an OJ Simpson.

  • MiiUziWeighsATon

    Lmao@a dumb nigga killing someone ova a piece of candy..a 5 cent piece of candy…was it a peppermint…a Now & Later….a Jolly Rancher, I might pluck a nigga ova a Rancher but killing someone…what a monumental dikkhead

    • ItGoesDownINtheDM

      cone on stop it with the candy stuff … yall know its bigger than candy .. . these are rappers with serious egos …. that candy represented someones HEART … thats why this situation spilled over further than it should had ………….


    he gone be “Old Vito” when he gets released…



  • 1. How the hell you shoot someone over candy? Did I read that right?

    2. 25 years… Did he really win in this?? Lol

    • ItGoesDownINtheDM

      dunkin prob tried to play him for a sucker on some “you gonna eat yo cornbread type ish” and young vito got on some “you want this cornbread you gonna have to take it from my hand type ish” …… yeah sounds like one major big negro moment #boondocks

  • Trauma562

    Hopefully somebody murders this nigga in jail

    RIP Dunk

  • Samson must’ve been in the room handing the candy out.

  • Fu** what you sayin’… 20 years (standard good time) isn’t the same as an L, my people. He better count his blessings.

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  • i’mreloaded!

    When did murder become assault, and how the hell you get a quarter century for assault?

    • Celz

      Illegal guns is illegal fam.. You can’t just walk around with a burners like they iPhones.. Not sayin you do.. But watchin unsigned niccas videos they don’t even realize that’s part of reason labels be signing Pop acts and fake gangstas

      • Calico Joe

        But they never found the gun. So he got charged for possessing something not found in his possession? Seems like they relied on witness testimony. Bottom line, he got f*cked by his lawyer, the prosecutor, and the judge.

      • Celz

        Witnesses man.. Dude got stretched but not by that much he’s a street nicca he knows the consequences of getting caught with a burner.. That’s why you don’t react on emotion, he killed a nicca in a public place and people told on him.. They weren’t his crimeys, homies, or Co-Ds so he knows he has no business trustin them to keep they mouth shut..

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  • greenhouse records

    How he gonna get charge for possession of a hand gun but the murder weapon or shells were never recovered???

    • Calico Joe

      I know, that shit doesn’t add up at all.

      • ItGoesDownINtheDM

        that was def one serious mind f*ck when i read that …but maybe thats why he beat the murder but didnt beat the gun charge ….??????? they ccan prove he had a gun but they couldnt prove that he pulled it and used it to kill duncan ?????

    • Weedras

      because they have evidence of him in possession of the gun but the whereabouts of the gun are unknown…

      • crucob

        It’s crazy, if they don’t even have the gun, how can they prove beyond a resonable doubt that he EVER had possession of it. Sounds like here-say, but I guess that’s enough to get people indicted nowadays.

      • Weedras

        i don’t know maybe they have witnesses who saw him with it, maybe they have some surveillance who saw him with it but never caught him actually doing the deed… could be a number of things that point to him being in possession of it without a doubt…

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  • Tom Donahue

    My hockey stick is swifter then anybodys gun, before u even pull it out, upside your big american head

    CANADA > america

  • ccwaterbound32

    they’ll probably kill him as soon as he hits the yard.

  • southside4lyfe

    gucci nigga goin get that niggA when he get out

  • Golgo 13

    ye i was watching a video of him last week in court and he was saying that slim dunkin sed something about pop ur dreads an put 2 the head and how slim dunkin looked at him up an down and threw sum 20s down and tha candy wasnt for free

  • therealest1

    The outcome of this case is so ass backwards!

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  • frank Divo

    25 years for assault and gun? Young Vito might as well have gotten sentenced for murder anyway. Vito will be the new fresh fish in the big house. Well I guess that his the end of his so called career.

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  • dead prime minz

    Well, at least it was over something important.

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