Fatal Security Lapse? 1 Killed, 1 Injured in Grove Place Apartment Shooting, Austin

Could a Fatal Security Lapse Have Contributed to This Austin Apartment Shooting?

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A shooting outside the Grove Place Apartments reportedly claimed the life of one man and left a another critically injured Thursday morning, April 6, 2017.

According to KXAN News, gunfire erupted “in the parking lot of the Grove Place Apartments at 1881 Grove Boulevard,” shortly before 5:00 a.m. Tragically, one man succumbed to fatal injuries at the scene. A second victim was transported to the hospital with critical injuries. His current condition has not been released.

Police are apparently still searching for suspects, reportedly seen fleeing the scene in a “dark-colored sedan,” per Statesman reports.

Did negligent security contribute to this tragic loss of life? We represent individuals and families who have suffered a tragic loss or injury as a consequence of negligent property security. Read Our Legal Take to find out if the victim’s family may have a legal avenue for justice and claims for substantial compensation in Texas, or call now for a free consultation with our legal team: 888.842.1616.

Our Legal Take

Generally, property owners are required to protect all guests legally on the premises from any foreseeable harm. Should the facts of this matter reveal that the apartment complex owner or management company failed to provide adequate security to protect those on its premises, the victim’s family  may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims for his wrongful death. Additionally, the other victim of this horrific attack may elect to pursue legal claims for his injuries.

Based upon its prior successful experience in handling security negligence claims on behalf of victims and their families, The Murray Law Firm suggests that photographs and a thorough, unbiased inspection of the property will need to be performed immediately, before any evidence may be repaired, damaged or destroyed. Given the complexities of pursuing a negligent security case, it is imperative that the victims retain an experienced attorney who can ensure the preservation of any and all evidence that may support such a claim.

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Headline Frame Fox News DeskThe Murray Law Firm has an extensive and successful record representing victims of violence and security negligence. We have recovered millions of dollars for our Clients, and recently obtained a $29.25 million dollar verdict for a victim of an unsafe property. We offer our legal assistance, if desired.

We represent our Clients on a contingency agreement, which generally means that no fees or payments are owed until and unless we recover.  Anyone seeking further information or legal representation is encouraged to contact us via e-mail (click here) or by telephone at 888.842.1616. Consultations are free and confidential.

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