Atlanta Gas Station Shooting at 300 Boulevard SE Injures Man; Negligent Security?

Man Injured in Atlanta Chevron Gas Station Shooting.

Man Injured in Atlanta Gas Station Shooting. (

Could the shooting at an Atlanta gas station have been prevented and are justice and compensation available to the victim?

Local News

Gunfire erupted at an Atlanta, Georgia gas station early Monday morning, April 8, 2019, injuring one man.

According to, “the shooting happened after midnight on Monday on the 300 block of Boulevard SE.” The news story reports “a silver sedan approached a man while he was standing outside his car…the driver got out of the sedan, hit the victim in the head with a handgun, shot him in the abdomen, and then fled the scene.”  The victim was taken to the hospital and believed to be in stable condition.

There is no word on any suspect identity at this time.

Our Legal Take

Gas station and convenience store patrons have a right to feel safe and secure while on the premises. The Murray Law Firm questions the level of security provided on the property and whether this tragedy may have been prevented.

  • Have there been prior violent incidents near or on the property?
  • What security measures, such as bright lighting, visible surveillance cameras and security patrols, were present to deter crime and protect patrons at the time of the shooting?

Generally, property owners 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 failed to provide adequate security to protect those on the premises, the victim may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims for his injuries.

Based upon its prior successful experience in handling security negligence claims on behalf of victims and their families, 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. Given the complexities of pursuing a negligent security case, it is imperative that the victim retain an experienced attorney who can ensure the preservation of any and all evidence that may support such a claim.

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