Shocking details have surfaced in the murder of up-and-coming rapper Slim Dunkin (born Mario Hamilton). Atlanta police has told WSB-TV, that the Waka Flocka Flame associate was shot and killed during a fight over a piece of candy. Incredulous as the story may sound, authorities are still investigating the case and the shooter remains at large.

According to Channel 2′s Action News, Dunkin snatched the piece of candy from another man inside the Atlanta recording studio, which then led to an altercation. “The fight spilled out into this area where the man was attacked and beaten,” said homicide detective David Quinn. “Based on the evidence we have, whoever [Dunkin] was fighting with, secured a weapon and shot him, whereby he fell on [a] table.”

Afterward, Dunkin was rush to Grady Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead. Atlanta Police are hoping that additional witnesses come forward to offer more information since there were at least 20-30 people inside the studio. ‘”[We] arrived on call to Grady Hospital first, we didn’t have the opportunity to speak to any of those people,” explains Det. Quinn. “We came here (the studio) an hour and a half later.”

The day after Dunkin was slain Waka expressed his grief on his Twitter account. “WISH IT WAS ME … MY F—ING RIGHT HAND IS GONE,” he tweeted.

Meanwhile, a public viewing for Dunkin will be held on Thursday (Dec. 22) at Atlanta’s Willie A. Watkins Funeral Home from 6-9PM EST.

Police are asking anyone with information about this homicide to call the Crime Stoppers tip-line at 404-577-TIPS.

Watch Action News Report of Rapper Slim Dunkin Killed Over Candy

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