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Young Vito Indicted for Felony Murder in Slim Dunkin Case

Young Vito Indicted for Felony Murder in Slim Dunkin Case

A grand jury has charged Young Vito with felony murder for death of Waka Flocka Flame affiliate Slim Dunkin.

Published March 21, 2012

Young Vito, the Atlanta rapper accused in the fatal shooting of Brick Squad member Slim Dunkin, has been officially indicted by a grand jury. Vito, born Vinson Hardimon, now faces charges of murder, felony murder, aggravated assault and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, the Associated Press reports.

Last December, Hardimon, 29, reportedly got into an argument with Dunkin — a 24-year-old friend and collaborator of Waka Flocka Flame and Gucci Mane — while both were sharing the same recording space. The incident purportedly started as a result of a disagreement over a piece of candy, and ended with Dunkin shot in the chest. The local rap star later died at the hospital.

Hardimon turned himself in for the crime days later. A trial date has not yet been set.


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Written by Reggie Ugwu

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