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Jevaughn Oubre: Security Negligence? Fatally Injured in Baton Rouge, LA Convenience Store Parking Lot Shooting.

Jevaughn Oubre: Security Negligence? Fatally Injured in Baton Rouge, LA Convenience Store Parking Lot Shooting. (WAFB.com)

Did negligent security contribute to this shooting and are justice and compensation available to the victim’s family? Our firm represents victims of security failures across the United States, and we have recovered nearly $200 million dollars for our Clients. Read Our Legal Take below to find out what legal options are available.

Gunfire erupted Monday night, Feb 5, 2024 at a Baton Rouge, LA convenience store parking lot leaving one man dead.

As reported by WBRZ.com, “Tuesday morning, the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office said the shooting happened around 10:30 p.m. on Perkins Road near Michael Delving Road.”

WAFB.com is reporting, “[a] man, later identified as Jevaughn Oubre, 37, was found dead in the road from a gunshot wound to the head.”

According to the report, “the two [men] were arguing after leaving a convenience store when [the suspect] pulled out a gun and shot Oubre, killing him.”

The shooting investigation is ongoing.

IS JUSTICE AVAILABLE? OUR LEGAL TAKE

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Convenience store patrons have a right to feel safe and secure while on the premises they are visiting. The level of security provided at the property is of significance, and is a relevant consideration when analyzing whether this shooting may have been prevented.  The following questions are also important in assessing whether this incident may have been avoided:

  • Have prior incidents of violence been reported on or near the property?
  • Were any security personnel at the property?
  • Were security measures added after any prior incidents?
  • What protocol was in place to deter crime and protect the victims at the time of the shooting? 
  • Was the property owner or manager aware of any suspicious persons or suspicious activity on the property prior to the shooting?
  • Have authorities been to the property on prior occasions?

Property owners are generally required to protect against foreseeable harm to anyone and everyone legally on the premises.  Should the investigation into this incident reveal facts that establish that the property owner or management lacked adequate security to protect its visitors, the family of Jevaughn Oubre may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims and substantial compensation for their loss. 

The Murray Law Firm has extensive and successful experience in handling security negligence claims on behalf of victims and their families, and suggests that an immediate, unbiased inspection of the property will need to be performed so as to limit evidence from being altered, damaged or destroyed.  The complexities of pursuing a negligent security case are well understood by the legal team at The Murray Law Firm, and it is imperative that the family of Jevaughn Oubre retain a capable law firm who will work without delay to protect their interests.

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The Murray Law Firm has a long history of representing victims of violence and security negligence.  We have obtained nearly $200 Million in verdicts and settlements for our Clients, including:

  • A $29.25 million dollar verdict for a victim of an unsafe property.
  • Settlement in excess of $10 million dollars for a victim of gun violence at an apartment complex.
  • Settlement in excess of $10 million dollars for a family who lost a loved one to gun violence at a commercial property.

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