Could This Macon Nightclub Shooting Have Been Prevented?
A shooting outside Club Sparks in Macon reportedly left 27-year-old Tyree Singletary injured Monday morning, March 5, 2018.
According to The Macon Telegraph, gunfire erupted outside “Club Sparks…at 3761 Mercer University Drive, shortly after 1:30 a.m. NBC 41 reports, Mr. Singletary “was breaking up a fight between two men, when one of the men pulled out a pistol and shot [Mr.] Singletary in the arm.” The gunman apparently also suffered a gunshot wound during the altercation. Both men were transported to the hospital with injuries.
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Our Legal Take
Nightclub 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 security measures, such as weapons screenings, surveillance cameras, bright lighting, and security patrols, were in place to protect patrons and deter crime at the time of the shooting?
- Were any attempts made by owners or management to call police or safely and separately remove those involved from the premises, prior to an escalation to gunfire?
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 owner or management failed to provide adequate security, the Tyree Singletary may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims for his injuries.
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.
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