Could This Tragic Salem Parking Lot Shooting Have Been Prevented?
Gunfire erupted in a Salem shopping center Sunday night, June 18, 2017, reportedly claiming the lives of 26-year-old Hector Martinez-Arroyo and 50-year-old Carlos Zepeda-Ponce.
According to KATU 2, the shooting occurred “outside a pool hall…in the parking lot of the Heritage Square shopping center,” shortly before 11:00 p.m. Tragically, both Mr. Martinez-Arroyo and Mr. Zepeda-Ponce succumbed to fatal injuries. Police have allegedly since arrested a suspect, per Statesman Journal reports.
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 victims’ families may have a legal avenue for justice and claims for substantial compensation in Oregon, 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 pool hall or parking lot owners failed to provide adequate security to protect those on its premises, the families of 26-year-old Hector Martinez-Arroyo and 50-year-0ld Carlos Zepeda Ponce 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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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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