Did a security lapse contribute to this San Antonio motel shooting?
A bystander was reportedly shot and injured outside of the Travel Inn motel in San Antonio Sunday, February 5, 2017.
According to MySA News, gunfire erupted “shortly before 9 p.m. Sunday outside the Travel Inn at 5710 Industry Park Drive.” An argument between a group of men apparently escalated in the motel parking lot.
“People staying at the motel eventually came out of their rooms due to the arguing and asked the men to leave,” KSAT 12 reports. “Following the argument one of the men drove back to the Travel Inn and started shooting at the guests still standing outside, hitting one of them.” The victim was transported to the hospital. His current condition has not been released.
The motel was apparently the subject of a prior shooting investigation in July 2011, per MySA reports.
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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 motel owner or management 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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