Rapper Young Vito has been found not guilty of the murder of hip-hop star Slim Dunkin.
Young Vito, real name Vinson Hardimon, was accused of fatally shooting the up-and-coming star during a heated altercation in a recording studio on 16 December, 2011.
He was officially charged with murder, aggravated assault and possession of a firearm after turning himself in to cops days after the incident.
Hardimon was found not guilty of murder in court in Georgia on Monday (25Feb13), but he was convicted of the aggravated assault and possession of a firearm charges.
Fulton County Superior Court Judge Craig Schwall handed the 30 year old the maximum sentence of 25 years behind bars.