Security Failure? Michael Wells Shot Outside Sunchase Apartments

Could This Albany Apartment Shooting Have Been Prevented?

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25-year-old Michael Wells was reportedly shot and injured outside the Sunchase apartment complex in Albany Sunday night, April 23, 2017.

According to WALB News, the shooting occurred “at the Sunchase Apartments in the 1300 block of Hobson Street.” Two men apparently approached Mr. Wells and opened fire. He was transported to the hospital with multiple gunshot wounds. His current condition has not been released.

Community leaders are calling for an end to gun violence in the wake of three weekend shootings, per media reports. The Sunchase complex was apparently the location of a stabbing investigation in 2009, per WALB reports.

Did negligent security contribute to the shooting of this young man? We represent individuals and families in Georgia who have suffered a tragic loss or injury as a consequence of negligent property security, and we have recovered tens of millions of dollars for our Clients. Read Our Legal Take to find out if the victim may have legal avenues for justice and claims for substantial compensation in Georgia, or call now for a free consultation with out legal team: 229.389.4900.

Our Legal Take

Apartment complex 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 to those at the property and whether this shooting may have been prevented.

  • Were any additional security precautions, such as bright lighting, surveillance cameras and gated-entry, implemented by the property owner or management company following prior media reports of violence? 

By law, property owners in Georgia are required to protect all those legally on the premises from any foreseeable harm.  Should the facts of this matter reveal that the apartment complex owner or management failed to provide adequate security, Michael Wells may elect to pursue legal claims for his injuries.

Based upon its long, extensive, and successful experience in handling negligent security cases against property owners in the State of Georgia, 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.

We Fight for Victims of Apartment Security Negligence in Georgia…Contact us Now for a Free Consultation.

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