Could This Lockhart Apartment Shooting Have Been Prevented?
A shooting at the Magnolia Court apartment complex reportedly claimed the lives of 27-year-old Brandon Williams and 20-year-old Kimonie Norman Wednesday evening, October 15, 2017.
According to the Orlando Sentinel, gunfire erupted “on the playground at the Magnolia Court complex at 7632 Forest City Road around 4:46 p.m.” WFTV 9 reports both Mr. Williams and Mr. Norman were transported to Orlando Regional Medical Center, where they tragically succumbed to fatal injuries. Police have apparently not yet identified a suspect or motive.
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Our Legal Take
Generally, property owners are required to protect all residents and guests legally on the premises from any foreseeable harm. Should the facts of this matter reveal that the apartment complex owner or management failed to provide adequate security to protect those on its premises, the families of Brandon Williams and Kimonie Norman may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims for their wrongful deaths.
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’ families retain an experienced attorney who can ensure the preservation of any and all evidence that may support such a claim.
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