Simply Red (Part 1)

Here’s the deal in California.  Wearing the wrong color – red – can get you killed.  Which just goes to show you the sad state of affairs that exist in the once-Golden state.  Not only is California teetering on bankruptcy, but making the wrong fashion statement is a lethal mistake. 

On July 23, 2010, a jury convicted Jose Martinez of second-degree murder with gang and gun enhancements, along with conspiracy to commit murder, and conspiracy to commit street terrorism.  Martinez, who is 25 years old, is a gangbanger.  He belongs to the Surneno gang, which is a Mexican street gang.  He and eleven of his homies – who are also Surenos – shot and killed five people.  The five people were killed simply for wearing the color red.

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