Could this College Park apartment shooting have been prevented and are justice and compensation available to the victim?
A shooting in the “Sierra Townhomes parking lot on Godby Road” reportedly left one man injured Thursday afternoon, July 19, 2018, according to AJC reports. Witnesses reportedly told media the victim was struck “while in a car.” Police have not yet identified a suspect or motive.
Was negligent security a factor and could this senseless shooting have been prevented? Read Our Legal Take below to find out if the victim 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 subject property and whether this shooting may have been prevented.
- What additional security measures, such as gated entry, bright lighting, surveillance cameras, and security patrols, were implemented by the apartment complex owner following media reports of prior violence 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 victim may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims for his injuries.
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