Could this senseless Rome apartment shooting have been prevented are justice and compensation available to Dakota Allen Malone?
ROME, GEORGIA NEWS
Security measures are in question after Dakota Allen Malone was injured in a Rome apartment shooting Sunday, January 6, 2019.
Police told the Rome Tribune-News, gunfire erupted “at the Callier Forest Apartments” on Dodd Blvd.” around 12:45 p.m. Mr. Malone suffered multiple gunshot wounds to the back. His current condition has not been released. A suspect has since been charged, per WRGA reports.
The complex was apparently the location of a prior shooting investigation in September 2014, per Rome Tribune-News reports.
Was negligent security a factor in this shooting? Read Our Legal Take below to find out if Mr. Malone 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 shooting may have been prevented.
- What security measures, such as gated entry, fencing, bright lighting, monitored surveillance cameras, and visible security patrols, were in place to deter crime and protect Mr. Malone 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 management company failed to provide adequate security, Mr. Malone may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims for his injuries.
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