Trial begins for alleged gang-related murder
Opening statements are being delivered Tuesday in the trial of a Hempstead man accused of murdering a teen outside a Westbury nightclub last year.
Prosecutors say the murder of 17-year-old Edwin Mejia was gang related. Dwayne Daily is accused of shooting Mejia to death in a car outside Don Juan Mexican Restaurant.
Police believe Mejia was mistaken for a member of a rival gang. Five others were also arrested in connection with the shooting.