Young Vito Formally Charged with Murder of Slim Dunkin
Vinson Hardimon, also known by the alias “Young Vito,” was indicted and charged with murder over the shooting death of rapper Slim Dunkin.
Vito was formerly charged with felony murder, aggravated assault and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony.
Vito is charged with murdering Mario “Slim Dunkin” Hamilton during a recording session in an Atlanta studio on December 16 2011.
According to reports, Dunkin was recording in the the booth, when an argument ensued.
Young Vito entered the booth at some point and the pair began to tussle.
The altercation then escalated when Young Vito shot Slim Dunkin in the chest amidst the struggle.
Slim Dunkin was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
No future court dates have been set for Young Vito.