Justice Available to Family? Freddie McKenzie Jr Killed in Klub Money Shooting, Vienna

Could This Vienna Nightclub Shooting Have Been Prevented, and Is Justice Available to the Family?

A shooting outside a Vienna nightclub reportedly claimed the life of 25-year-old Freddie James McKenzie Jr. Sunday morning, April 1, 2018.

According to 11 Alive, the shooting occurred “around 2:30 a.m. outside Klub Money at Highway 27 and Pine Street.” Cleveland 19 reports, “a dispute that started inside the club spilled into the parking lot and eventually spread roughly a block and a half down the road.” Tragically, Mr. McKenzie succumbed to fatal injuries.

Was negligent security on the part of the owner or manager of this property a factor in this tragic shooting, and could this incident have been prevented?  Read Our Legal Take below to find out if Freddie McKenzie Jr.’s family may have legal avenues for justice and claims for substantial compensation in Georgia.

Our Legal Take

Nightclub patrons have a right to feel safe and secure while on the premises. The Murray Law Firm questions the level of security provided at the subject nightclub and whether this shooting may have been prevented.

  • What security measures, such as weapons screenings, security patrols, surveillance cameras, and parking lot lighting, were in place to protect Mr. McKenzie and deter crime at the time of the shooting?
  • Were efforts made to safely and separately remove those involved in the initial dispute from the premises prior to an escalation to 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 nightclub owner or management failed to provide adequate security, the family of Mr. Freddie James McKenzie Jr. may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims for their loss.

The Murray Law Firm has recovered millions of dollars for victims of unsafe properties in Georgia, and recently obtained a $29.25 million dollar verdict in Georgia.

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