Fatal Security Lapse? Dominique Broughton Killed in North Charleston Bar Shooting


(The Post and Courier)

Could This Tragedy Have Been Prevented?

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A shooting at the Bossez Lounge in North Charleston reportedly claimed the life of 32-year-old Dominique Broughton early Tuesday morning, June 27, 2017.

According to The Post and Courier, Mr. Broughton was “shot outside” the “Bossez Lounge” on St. Johns Avenue, shortly before 2:00 a.m. 5 News reports, the parking lot “shooting stemmed from an argument between [Mr. Broughton] and the gunman inside the Bossez Lounge.”

The nightclub was apparently the subject of a prior shooting investigation in August 2015, per 5 News reports. The media investigation reveals, “Between May 2015 and October 2016 there were about 200 calls. Most of them were requests for patrols of the parking lot.”

Did negligent security contribute to this senseless 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 South Carolina, 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 patrons legally on the premises from any foreseeable harm. Should the facts of this matter reveal that the bar or parking lot owners failed to provide adequate security to protect those on its premises, the family of Dominique Broughton may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims for his wrongful death.

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 victim’s family retain an experienced attorney who can ensure the preservation of any and all evidence that may support such a claim.

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