Security Failure? Sidalia Mejia Injured in Park Crossing Apartment Shooting, Gainesville

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(WDUN/Gainesville Police)

Did an Apartment Security Failure Contribute to the Shooting of an Innocent Bystander?

Local News

A dispute at the Park Crossing apartment complex in Gainesville reportedly escalated into gunfire Friday night, June 2, 2017, leaving innocent bystander, Sidalia Mejia,  injured.

According to The Gainesville Times, gunfire erupted following “a dispute” at the “Park Crossing Apartments on Park Hill Drive,” shortly before 11:00 p.m. One man involved in the initial dispute apparently opened fire, “hitting the victim, who was in an adjacent apartment and uninvolved in the dispute.”

The Gainesville Times later identified the victim as Sidalia Mejia. Ms. Mejia was transported to the hospital with a gunshot wound to “the upper torso.” She is reportedly in stable condition.

Did negligent security contribute to this reckless shooting? 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: 404.842.1600.

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 senseless shooting may have been prevented.

  • Have there been prior incidents of violence on or near property? If so, were any additional security precautions, such as tenant background checks and guest screening, implemented by the apartment complex owner or management to deter crime and protect residents?

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, Sidalia Mejia may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims for her 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.

Headline Frame Fox News DeskThe Murray Law Firm has recovered millions of dollars for victims of unsafe properties in Georgia, and recently obtained a $29.25 million dollar verdict for one of our Georgia Clients in Fulton County State Court.

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