Was This Monroe Place Apartment Shooting Preventable?
A shooting at the Monroe Place apartments in Atlanta reportedly left Sean Waters injured Saturday morning, April 8, 2017.
According to FOX 5 News, the shooting occurred “around 1:00 a.m. at the Monroe Place Apartments.” Media reports indicate a gunman approached Mr. Waters in the complex parking deck and “demanded him to get out of his car.” The assailant apparently opened fire when Mr. Waters refused, “striking him in his stomach.”
FOX 5 reports, Mr. Waters is now questioning complex “security measures, including guards and surveillance cameras, at Monroe Place Apartments.” The apartment complex was allegedly the subject of a prior shooting investigation in July 2016, according to 11 Alive.
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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.
- Have there been prior incidents of violence on or near property? If so, what security measures, such as guest screening, gated entry, surveillance cameras, bright lighting, and security patrols, were in place and working 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 failed to provide adequate security, Mr. Waters may 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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