Nine charged in mistaken identity murder

August 28, 2009 2:51:53 PM PDT
Nine people are now facing charges, accused of killing a man outside a nightclub in Houston because of the clothes he was wearing. One of the suspects in the case remains on the loose. Police are looking for Francisco Lara. They say Lara and eight others attacked Joel Martinez in March off Dashwood in southwest Houston. Investigators say Martinez was wearing colors of a rival gang and was shot.

Police say the victim wasn't affiliated with any gang, and was mistakenly targeted.

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