Did negligent security contribute to this senseless shooting?
A man was reportedly shot and injured in the parking lot “outside of the Circle Hookah and Bar and O’Donold’s Irish Pub and Grille” Friday morning, December 8, 2017, per WKBN 27 reports.
Gunfire apparently erupted in the Downtown Circle parking lot following an argument. Vindy.com reports, “a disturbance broke out and a man, who said he didn’t know the men fighting, was shot in the hand.” Police are allegedly now searching for 3 persons of interest.
Did negligent security contribute to this senseless shooting? 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 the victim may have a legal avenue for justice and claims for substantial compensation in Ohio, or call now for a free consultation with our legal team: 888.842.1616.
Our Legal Take
Parking lot and restaurant 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 shooting may have been prevented.
- Were any efforts made to safely and separately remove all those involved in the initial dispute from property, prior to an escalation to violence?
- What security measures, such as bright lighting, surveillance cameras, and security patrols, were in place at the time of 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 property owners in this circumstance failed to provide adequate security to protect those on its premises, the victim may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims for his 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 victim retain an experienced attorney who can ensure the preservation of any and all evidence that may support such a claim.
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