Was This Smyrna Apartment Shooting Preventable?
A 28-year-old man was shot and injured during an apparent ambush outside the Jasmine at the Galleria apartment complex Thursday morning, May 11, 2017.
According to WSB-TV 2 News, gunfire erupted in the “parking lot” of the “Jasmine at the Galleria apartments on Cumberland Way.”
The AJC reports, “the shooter was crouched behind a car in the parking lot lying in wait for the victim.” The victim was transported to the hospital with injuries. His current condition has not been released.
“The complex is close to the scene of Monday’s deadly shooting in a Carrabba’s parking lot,” per AJC reports.
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Our Legal Take
Apartment complex 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 to those at the property and whether this shooting may have been prevented.
- Were any additional security precautions, such as security patrols, bright lighting or surveillance cameras, implemented by the apartment complex owner or management, following AJC reports of recent gun violence in the surrounding area?
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.
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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