Eduardo Javier Rodriguez Shot, Critically Injured Outside Westchase Apartment. Security Failure?
29-year-old Eduardo Javier Rodgriguez was reportedly shot and critically injured while returning home to the Oaks of Westchase apartment complex Friday morning, December 23, 2016.
According to KPRC News 2, the shooting occurred “about 12:30 a.m. at the Oaks of Westchase Apartments in the 2800 block of Wallingford Drive, near Meadowglen Lane.” Mr. Rodgriguez was apparently returning home from the store when a “motorcycle pulled up next to him and opened fire.” He was transported to the hospital in critical condition.
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Our Legal Take
Apartment residents and guests have a right to feel safe and secure while on the premises. The Murray Law Firm questions the level of security provided in the apartment complex and whether this shooting may have been prevented.
- How did the gunman and motorcycle gain entry to the complex? What security measures, such as gated entry, security patrols, bright lighting, and surveillance cameras, were in place to deter crime at the time of the shooting?
- Have there been prior incidents of violence on or near property? If so, were any additional security precautions implemented by the apartment complex owner or management to protect residents?
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 failed to provide adequate security to protect those on its premises, Mr. Rodgriguez 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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