Was This Tragedy Preventable? Anthony Wright Killed in Ashley Riverside Apartment Shooting

Did an Apartment Security Failure Contribute to This Albany Apartment Shooting?

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A party at the Ashley Riverside apartment complex reportedly ended in gunfire Sunday morning, June 11, 2017, claiming the life of 21-year-old Anthony Wright.

According to WALB News, a fight broke out following “a pool party…at the Ashley Riverside Apartments,” around 2:30 a.m. Jazmen Jones told WALB she was “hit in the face with a gun and beaten” during the violent assault. Her brother, Anthony Wright, was apparently shot while heroically trying to protect her. Tragically, he succumbed to fatal injuries at the scene.

Police have since made multiple arrests in connection with the shooting, per WALB reports.

Did negligent security contribute to this senseless loss of life? 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’s family 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 tragedy may have been prevented.

  • How did the suspects gain entry to the property? What access controls and security measures, such as gated-entry, bright lighting, surveillance cameras, and security patrols, were in place to deter crime and protect residents at the time of the shooting?

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, the family of Anthony Wright may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims for his wrongful death.

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.

We represent our Clients on a contingency agreement, which generally means that no fees or payments are owed until and unless we recover. Anyone seeking further information or legal representation is encouraged to contact us via e-mail (click here) or by telephone at 229.389.4900. Consultations are free and confidential.

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