Negligent Security? Third Avenue Sports Bar Shooting, Myrtle Beach, Injures 4
A shooting at the Third Avenue Sports Bar & Grill reportedly left two men and two women with injuries Saturday, December 24, 2016.
According to MyrtleBeachOnline.com, gunfire erupted shortly before 4:00 a.m. “at 3rd Avenue Sports Bar & Grill.” Responding officers apparently discovered “multiple shell casings both inside and outside the bar.” Two men and two women suffered injuries during the assault. The victims’ current conditions have not been released.
A shooting apparently “occurred in the parking lot of Third Avenue Bar in October 2015,” per MyrtleBeachOnline.com reports.
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Our Legal Take
Bar 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 at the sports bar and whether this shooting may have been prevented.
- What security measures, such as weapons screenings, 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 crime on or near property? If so, were any additional security precautions implemented by the property owner or management to protect patrons?
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 sports bar owner or management failed to provide adequate security to protect those on its premises, the victims may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims for their 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 victims retain an experienced attorney who can ensure the preservation of any and all evidence that may support such a claim.
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