Jamirus Wright Killed, 1 Injured in Augusta Apartment Shooting. Fatal Security Lapse?

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Could This Augusta Apartment Shooting Have Been Prevented and Is Justice Available to the Victim’s Family?

Gunfire reportedly erupted at the Center West Villas Saturday morning, April 28, 2018, claiming the life of 30-year-old Jamirus Wright and leaving another person injured.

According to The Augusta Chronicle, the shooting occurred shortly after 4:00 a.m. at the “Center West Villas off Bertram Road.” Tragically, Mr. Wright succumbed to fatal injuries at the scene. A second victim was transported to AU Medical Center in “stable condition.” Police have since made an arrest in connection with the shooting, per 12 News reports.

The complex was apparently the subject of a prior fatal shooting investigation in December 2016, per WBTV 3 reports.

Was negligent security a factor in this senseless loss and could this incident have been prevented?  Read Our Legal Take below to find out if Mr. Wright’s family may have legal avenues for justice and claims for substantial compensation in Georgia.

Our Legal Take

Apartment 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 at the apartment complex and whether this tragedy may have been prevented.

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    (Richmond County Crime Map: April 2018)

    The Richmond County Sheriff’s Crime Map reveals a number of recent crimes in the surrounding area. Was the apartment complex owner or management aware of such criminal activity? If so, what additional security measures, such as bright lighting, surveillance cameras and security patrols, were implemented to protect residents and deter crime on property?

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 Jamirus Wright may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims for his wrongful death. Additionally, the other victim of this shooting may pursue legal claims for injuries.

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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