A Rillan Hill man charged with the May 1, 2015 murder of Campden Park resident Aljay Douglas described the charge as a “small issues” after appearing in court.
Schemel “Jacket” Dunbar, 27, made the remark after exiting the Serous Offences Court in Kingstown on Friday, where the charge was read to him.
He was not required to plea to the indictable offence and will return to court on Sept. 1 for the commencement of a Preliminary Inquiry.
Police said earlier this month that Douglas, 25, died after receiving two bullets at an event dubbed, “Water, Soca and Alcohol”, held at the Campden Park Playing Field.
Preliminary investigation showed that Douglas was posted as a doorman at the event when he was approached by a hooded male, who shot him in the stomach and face approximately 2:10 a.m., police said.
The assailant reportedly relieved Douglas of a purse containing gate money before he left the scene.
Douglas, who originated from Chateaubelair, and goes by the monikers “Chris Brown”, “Chadric” and “Militant”, died on the spot.
The talented singer was buried in Chauncey on Saturday after a funeral service in Campden Park.