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Police investigating the murder of emerging Atlanta rapper Slim Dunkin say he was killed during a fight over a piece of candy at a recording studio Friday (December 16).
According to a report by WSBTV, Dunkin grabbed some candy from another man, the two got into an argument which led to a fight. The 6'8 Dunkin was apparently getting the upper hand in the fight, that's when the other man went to retrieve a gun and came back to shoot Dunkin.
Dunkin, real name Mario Hamilton, was rushed to Atlanta's Grady Memorial Hospital with a gunshot wound to the chest. He was pronounced dead soon after arrival.
Although there were 20-30 people in the studio at the time of the shooting police have no leads into who Dunkin's killer is.
There will be a public viewing for Slim Dunkin’s friends, family and fans:
Thursday, December 22
6pm to 9pm
Willie A. Watkins Funeral Home
1003 Ralph David Abernathy Boulevard