The 21 year old was shot in the head during a gun battle in Bristol
Jury shown CCTV of moments before the shooting
St Pauls Carnival in Bristol is to be dramatically scaled down this year due to lack of cash.
It's been described as like a scene from the wild west. Two gangs firing guns at each other in a residential street in Bristol.
The shoot out left one man, Rico Gordon, dead. Almost a year on, two men are standing trial for his murder.
It's been described as like a scene from the wild west. Two gangs firing guns at each other after a row in a bar. The shoot out in the early hours of the morning following the St Paul's Carnival left a 21 year old man dead. Two men are standing trial at Bristol Crown Court for Rico Gordon's murder.
Shakah Anderson and Rickel Adams deny the charge. Today the jury is being shown CCTV footage of the men's movements in the lead up to the shooting. More than 100 seperate clips.
Tomorrow they will visit the scene of the shooting close to the Coach House pub in Stapleton Road, in the Easton district of Bristol. The trial is expected to last between five and six weeks.
Community group, Voice in the Community objects to the way St Pauls Carnival is being run and says if the main event happens in Portland Square, it cannot hold its original name.
The carnival, due to be held in July, is one of the country's biggest celebrations of Afro-Caribbean culture. But a community group objects to the way it is being run and that the main events will now be in Portland Square, outside St Paul's itself.
Artistic co-ordinator Julz Davies says he's stepping down because he says local people have not been kept informed.
The artistic coordinator for the St Pauls Carnival has formally resigned. Julian Davis says the downsizing of the carnival means it's now "unfit for purpose".
An online campaign's been started to try to shake up plans for this year's St Pauls Carnival.
It was announced last week that the Bristol event will be scaled down due to lack of funds. But hundreds have signed a petition calling for a rethink.