Could this senseless loss of life have been prevented, and are justice and compensation available to Mr. Walker’s family?
Security measures are in question after 32-year-old Marlon Walker was shot and killed outside a Lawrenceville apartment complex Sunday morning, September 30, 2018.
According to The AJC, gunfire erupted outside “at [an apartment complex] on St. Marlowe Drive,” around 2:30 a.m. Tragically, Mr. Walker succumbed to fatal injuries at the scene.
Police have allegedly made an arrest in connection with the fatal shooting, per Gwinnett Daily Post reports.
Was negligent security a factor in this Lawrenceville apartment shooting? Read Our Legal Take below to find out if Mr. Walker’s family 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 senseless shooting may have been prevented.
- What security measures, such as gated entry, monitored surveillance cameras, and security patrols, were in place to deter crime and protect Mr. Walker 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 owners failed to provide adequate security, the family of Marlon Walker may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims for their loss.
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