Could this Atlanta recording studio shooting have been prevented and is justice available to the victims?
Gunfire erupted outside an Atlanta recording studio Tuesday morning, June 5, 2015, reportedly leaving three men injured.
According to WSB-TV 2, “the shooting happened around 2:30 a.m. in the parking lot of Patchwerk Studios, in the 1000 block of Hemphill Avenue.” Two men suffered gunshot wounds to the leg and a third was stabbed in the hand during what the The AJC described as an “ambush” in the “back corner of the parking lot.” Police are still searching for suspects.
Was negligent security a factor in this senseless Atlanta recording studio shooting and could this incident have been prevented? Read Our Legal Take below to find out if the victims may have legal avenues for justice and claims for substantial compensation in Georgia.
Our Legal Take
Patrons have a right to feel safe and secure while on the premises the business they are visiting. The Murray Law Firm questions the level of security provided at the recording studio and whether this shooting may have been prevented.
- Have there been prior incidents of violence on or near property? What parking lot security measures, such as surveillance cameras, bright lighting, clear sightlines, and security patrols, were in place to deter crime and protect the victims 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 recording studio owner or management failed to provide adequate security, the victims may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims for their injuries.
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