Slim Dunkin, whose real name is Mario Hamilton, was pronounced dead at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia on Friday after being gunned down at a recording studio.
The 24-year-old rapper, who was featured on Waka Flocka Flame‘s tracks, was shot in the chest at around 5:30 p.m. on Friday after getting into an argument with another person.
Hamilton was at the Memorial Drive studio to attend a recording session with Gucci Mane and V-Nasty for a “Push Ups” video when he was killed.
Major Keith Meadows of the Atlanta Police Department confirmed the shooting, saying, “Before the video shoot took place, it appears the victim and suspect got involved in a verbal altercation. We don’t know what that altercation was about.” he added, “The suspect produced a weapon, discharged that handgun one time, striking the victim in the chest.”
Police are attempting to identify the gunman and locate the murder weapon.
The cops report that there were several other people in the building at the time of the shooting but in different areas. The police major said, “We’ve questioned a number of witnesses inside the recording studio at this time.”
“Right now we’re just trying to…identify who may have seen what, really just trying to put the pieces of the puzzle together,” Meadows stated. “It seems everybody witnessed something very different. We’re just trying to go back and make sense of everything.”
Brick Squad Monopoly member tweeted his condolences, writing,”RIP TO MY N***A DUNK.”
“Racks” producer Sonny Digital tweeted, “The first n***a to really f**k wid a n***a b4 i was s**t. #salute to my n***a dunk! RIP SLIM DUNKIN.”
Slim Duncan in “I Gotta Eat” video (Offensive Language NSFW)
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