Did Negligent Security Contribute to this Fatal Houston Parking Lot Shooting?
19-year-old Jeremiah Tillis was reportedly shot and killed in the parking lot of a Houston Shopping Center Sunday, January 15, 2017.
According to ABC 13 News, the fatal shooting occurred “in a shopping center near Little York and Antoine Sunday morning.” Mr. Tillis was apparently leaving a party “held at a party hall in the shopping center” when “someone fired shots in the parking lot.” Houston Police told media, Mr. Tillis was “struck by a stray bullet.” Tragically, the young victim succumbed to fatal injuries at the scene.
Did negligent security contribute to the senseless death of this young man? We represent individuals and families who have suffered a tragic loss or injury as a consequence of negligent property security. Read Our Legal Take to find out if the victim’s family may have a legal avenue for justice and claims for substantial compensation in Texas, or call now for a free consultation with out legal team: 888.842.1616.
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 shopping center or parking lot owner failed to provide adequate security to protect those on its premises, the family of Jeremiah Tillis may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims for his wrongful death.
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’s family retain an experienced attorney who can ensure the preservation of any and all evidence that may support such a claim.
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