Did Apartment Security Negligence Contribute to the Tragic Shooting of This 3-Year-Old Girl?
A 3-year-old girl was reportedly shot through an apartment window at the Oasis apartment complex in Dallas Friday morning, February 3, 2017.
“Dallas police responded about 1:21 a.m. to a call at Oasis Apartments at the 2700 block of East Ledbetter Drive in south Dallas, where they found the injured child,” according to Star-Telegram reports.
Police apparently told NBC 5 News, “the girl was shot from outside the home.” She was “transported to Children’s Medical Center” with a “gunshot wound on her leg.”
The apartment complex was apparently the subject of another shooting investigation one month ago, per an NBC 5 report. The new outlet reported that “Dallas police…responded [in early January 2017] to a shooting call at the Oasis Apartments in the 2700 block of East Ledbetter Drive…and found [a] man with a gunshot wound on his stomach.”
Did negligent security contribute to the unconscionable shooting of this young girl? 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 young victim and her family may have a legal avenue for justice and claims for substantial compensation in Texas, or call now for a free consultation with out 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 owner or management company failed to provide adequate security to protect those on its premises, the young victim and her family may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims for her 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 child’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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