A charge of attempted murder was discontinued against Albert Steven Jr when the May criminal assizes got underway at the High Court in Roseau on Tuesday.
Steven, who is represented by attorney Gena Dyer Munroe, will now be tried for wounding with intent.
His trial is set to begin on July 16 (2012).
Steven pleaded not guilty in court, to wounding Mandela Andrew.
A total of 28 cases are scheduled to be heard within the months of May to July before Justice Bernie Stephenson-Brooks
Six of them are murder trials, including that of Shane Degallerie who was charged for the murder of Justin Joseph at Pottersville in 2010.
Sherman Webb is also up for answering murder charges – he is alleged to have killed Barbadian Corey Poleon.
David St.Jean, Dean Davis, Clement Labassiere and Jackie Lando will also be tried for murder, with another accused Stevin Valentine facing a manslaughter charge.
The current assizes will also hear five cases of wounding with intent, in addition to the Steven matter.
Kiwanni Jackson, Marcus Augustus, Royson and Chasery Thomas, and Julien Davis all have to answer wounding with intent charges for different incidents.
Jackson is expected to appear in court on Wednesday morning for the start of his trial.
The court is expecting to hear from a total of 12 witnesses on that matter.
Four burglary cases, two sexual related ones, one case of theft, one of kidnapping and a common assault matter will also be heard.
The cases will be prosecuted by Director of Public Prosecutions Gene Pestaina.