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Yung Vito Denied bail In The Murder of Slim Dunkin


Vinson Hardimon, a/k/a Yung Vito was denied bond yesterday in the murder of fellow rapper Mario Denzel also known as rapper Slim Dunkin.

As previously reported, the tragic incident started over an argument over a piece of candy.

Hip-Hop Enquirer who was on the scene at the courtroom further detailed some of the testimony as  Detective David Quinn spoke on the murder. The detective stated that he found a hard drive and a laptop belonging to Vito which indicated he was in the studio at some time.  Vito’s name was also on a dry-erase board being scheduled to rap next. Two  witnesses also told Detective Quinn who the shooter was as one witness described the incident.

Slim Dunkin allegedly walked in the studio and picked up a piece of candy as Yung Vito said it belonged to him.

Dunkin then allegedly responded with “I didn’t know it was yours but you don’t have to get gangsta about it,” and then went in the booth and rapped, “Dreads ain’t sh**t, I will put two to your head.”

That’s when Yung Vito was said to have run in the booth and began punching Slim Dunkin but Slim was defending  himself and getting the best of Vito when someone passed him a gun. Eyewitnesses say Vito initially pointed the gun at Slim’s head but ended up firing one  fatal shot  to his stomach.

At the end of yesterday’s hearing, Yung Vito was charged with felony murder, aggravated assault and criminal possession of a firearm.  

The defense also requested that Hardimon be released on a $100-thousand bond which was declined as the judge felt he was a danger to the community  based on a prior gun conviction from 2008  as well as a current indicted felony case for aggravated assault involving a firearm against a former girlfriend.

Young Vito  also shaved his dreads since the murder.

Slim Dunkin was part of Waka Flocka and Gucci Mane’s Brick Squad crew.  The two stars also paid for Slim’s funeral which included his body being ridden in a carriage pulled by a white horse.

Such a senseless crime… We’ll keep you posted as the case continues for trial.