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COBB COUNTY, Ga. -- Testimony began Wednesday in the trial of four suspected gang members accused of murder.

Officials say the defendants severely beat 36-year-old Joshua Chellew outside a convenience store on Mableton Parkway in Cobb County in June of last year.

Prosecutors say Chellew ran onto the highway to get away from them and was hit and killed by a car.

Witnesses say Chellew flashed a blue bandanna at the men who were wearing red, and that's when the attack happened.

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