Adalberto Narvaes-Pozos Killed, Tomas Garcia Carillo Injured in Atlanta Apartment Shooting; Fatal Security Lapse?


Could this tragic Buckhead apartment shooting have been prevented, and are justice and compensation available to Mr. Narvaes-Pozos’ family?

Gunfire erupted “at the Allure at Brookwood apartments on Peachtree Valley Road” early Thursday morning, November 1, 2018, claiming the life of Adalberto Narvaes-Pozos and leaving Tomas Garcia Carillo injured, according to The AJC.

Investigators told WSB-TV 2, “the suspect walked up from behind and asked the victims to be let inside. Seconds later, the suspect pulled out a gun.” The assailant apparently opened fire when the victims attempted to escape, fatally striking Mr. Narvaes-Pozos and leaving Mr. Carillo with “an injury to his hand.”

Was negligent security a factor in this senseless loss of life? Read Our Legal Take below to find out if Mr. Narvaes-Pozos’ 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 property and whether this tragedy may have been prevented.

  • Have there been prior incidents of violence on or near property and, if so, were residents made aware of such criminal activity?
  • What security measures and access controls, such as gated and ID-controlled entry, monitored surveillance cameras, bright lighting, and visible security personnel, 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 apartment complex owner or property management company failed to provide adequate security, Adalberto Narvaes-Pozos’ family may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims for their loss. Additionally, Tomas Garcia Carillo may pursue legal claims for his 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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