Breaking News: Police ID Rapper Young Vito As Suspect In Slim Dunkin Murder
(AllHipHop News) Police are seeking an Atlanta rapper in connection with the murder of Slim Dunkin.
Rapper Young Vito is being sought in connection with the shooting death of Slim Dunkin, who was killed in an Atlanta studio last Friday (December 16).
Police believe Young Vito shot Slim Dunkin in the chest, during an altercation that allegedly started over a piece of candy.
Atlanta police have urged the 28-year-old suspect born, Vinson Hardimon, to turn himself in immediately for his own safety.
"We are urging Mr. Hardimon to turn himself in to authorities because we have reason to believe he may be in danger," police said in a statement released to the Atlanta Journal Constitution.
Police are urging the public to help find Young Vito, by calling the tip line or homicide unit at 404-577-TIPS (8477).
The news comes on the eve of Slim Dunkin's funeral.
The rapper, born Mario Hamilton, will be laid to rest during a lavish ceremony at Berean Christian Church, funded in part by 1017 Brick Squad affiliates Gucci Mane and Waka Flocka Flame.