Fatal Security Lapse? Kent Wimberly Jr. Killed in Americus Nightclub Shooting

Did a fatal security lapse contribute to the tragic death of this young man?

Local News

A shooting outside Astro’s nightclub reportedly claimed the life of 28-year-old Kent Wemberly Jr. Sunday morning, October 8, 2017.

According to WALB, Mr. Wimberly “may have been trying to break up a fight when he was shot and killed…outside Astro’s nightclub.” There were apparently “up to 100 people inside and outside of the club” at the time of the shooting. Family members are now urging potential witnesses to come forward and give them the “peace and closure” they deserve, 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

Bar and parking lot patrons 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.

  • What parking lot security measures, such as bright lighting, security patrols and surveillance cameras, were in place 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 property or parking lot owners failed to provide adequate security, the family of Kent Wimberly Jr. 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 Property 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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