Could this tragic Bradenton bar parking lot shooting have been prevented?
A shooting outside a Bradenton bar reportedly claimed the life of 39-year-old Gabriel Conde and left 4 others injured Sunday morning, June 10, 2018.
According to FOX 13, an argument escalated into gunfire “in the parking lot…on 14th Street W. around 12:30 a.m.” Tragically, Mr. Conde succumbed to fatal injuries. The Herald-Tribune reports, Adolfo Garcia, 30, Calvin Lewis, 22, Robert Wright, 27, and Fermin Vazquez, 18, were transported to the hospital with “non-life threatening injuries.”
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 below to find out if Mr. Conde’s family or the other victims of this shooting may have a legal avenue for justice and claims for substantial compensation in Florida, or call now for a free consultation with our legal team: 888.842.1616.
Our Legal Take
Bar and parking lot patrons have a right to feel safe and secure while on the premises. The Murray Law Firm questions the level of security provided on the property and whether this tragedy may have been prevented.
- Have there been prior incidents of violence on or near property? What security measures, such as bright parking lot lighting, surveillance cameras, and security patrols, were in place to deter crime and protect the victims at the time of the shooting?
- Media reports indicate one of the victims was 18-years-old. What age restrictions are in place at the bar and how is this enforced? Was alcohol a factor in the shooting?
Generally, property owners are required to protect all those 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 Gabriel Conde may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims his wrongful death. Additionally, the other four victims of this shooting may pursue legal claims for their 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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The 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.
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