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Shoppers Supermarket Convenience Store Shooting in Atlanta, GA Leaves Innocent Bystander Injured.

Shoppers Supermarket Convenience Store Shooting in Atlanta, GA Leaves Innocent Bystander Injured. (CBS46.com)

Could the shooting at an Atlanta convenience store have been prevented and are justice and compensation available to the victim? Read Our Legal Take below to find out what legal options are available.

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Gunfire erupted at an Atlanta, Georgia convenience store Tuesday afternoon, April 6, 2021, injuring an innocent bystander.

As reported by CBS46.com, “[t]he shooting happened around 12:57 p.m. at the Shoppers Supermarket on Joseph E. Boone Blvd. When officers arrived to the scene, they discovered a man suffering from a gunshot wound.”

According to the report, “the suspect got into a dispute inside the supermarket with the store manager. Following the dispute, the suspect left the store and then later returned with a gun and began shooting…The victim shot did not appear to be an intended target and was struck in the crossfire.”

The investigation is ongoing.

Our Legal Take

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FORMER CLIENT: I had lawyers calling me, and friends telling me who I should hire…I trusted in The Murray Law Firm and I’m glad I did.

Convenience store patrons have a right to feel safe and secure while on the premises. The level of security provided at the store is of significance, and is a relevant consideration when analyzing whether this shooting may have been prevented.  The following questions are also important in assessing whether this incident may have been avoided:

  • Have there been prior violent incidents near or on the property?
  • What security measures were present to deter crime and protect the victim at the time of the shooting?
  • Was there any reports of suspicious individuals on the property prior to the incident?

Property owners are generally required to protect against foreseeable harm to anyone and everyone legally on the premises.  Should the investigation into this incident reveal facts that establish that the convenience store owner or management lacked adequate security to protect its visitors, the victim may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims and substantial compensation for his injuries.

The Murray Law Firm has extensive and successful experience in handling security negligence claims on behalf of victims and their families, and suggests that an immediate, unbiased inspection of the property will need to be performed so as to limit evidence from being altered, damaged or destroyed.  The complexities of pursuing a negligent security case are well understood by the legal team at The Murray Law Firm, and it is imperative that the victim retain a capable law firm who will work without delay to protect his interests.

OUR RESULTS: OVER $100 MILLION IN VERDICTS AND SETTLEMENTS FOR OUR CLIENTS

The Murray Law Firm has a long history of representing victims of violence and security negligence.  We have obtained over $100 Million in verdicts and settlements for our Clients, including a $29.25 million dollar verdict for a victim of an unsafe property. We offer our legal assistance, if desired.

We represent our Clients on a contingency agreement, which generally means that no fees or payments are owed until and unless we recover.  Anyone seeking further information or legal representation is encouraged to contact us via e-mail (click here) or by telephone at 404.842.1600. Consultations are free and confidential.

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DISCLAIMERS:  The information contained in this post is from secondary sources and may therefore contain inaccuracies. We will gladly correct or remove this post upon request.  The material contained in this post is not intended to constitute legal advice. As each Client is unique, please contact us for a free consultation on your particular case.  “Contingent attorneys’ fees” refers only to those fees charged by attorneys for their legal services. Such fees are not permitted in all types of cases. Court costs and other additional expenses of legal action usually must be paid by the client.

Deobrah Houston Fatally Injured in Atlanta Convenience Store Shooting.

Deobrah Houston Fatally Injured in Atlanta Convenience Store Shooting. (Stock Photo: MurrayLegal.com)

Could the shooting death at an Atlanta convenience store parking lot have been prevented and are justice and compensation available to the victim’s family? Read Our Legal Take below to find out what legal options are available.

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Gunfire erupted at an Atlanta, Georgia convenience store early Monday morning, October 19, 2020, leaving one woman dead.

As reported by KTVZ.com, “Atlanta Police said officers were called to [a] Food Mart at 12 Atlanta Avenue SW just before 5:30 a.m. to a report of a person shot.”

According to the report, “[w]hen officers arrived, they found a woman, later identified as Deobrah Houston, 59, who had been shot in the head and was unresponsive.”

CBS46.com is reporting, “Houston was leaving the 24-hour mart when a gray SUV pulled up and at least one person in the SUV started firing into the store. Investigators said they believe Houston was not the intended target.”

According to CBS46.com, “Houston’s family who told [CBS46] two months ago Houston was shot at the same location. She was also a innocent victim in that shooting. The family said four days after that shooting, her sister was also shot at the same store and survived her wound. She was also an innocent victim in that shooting.”

The investigation is ongoing.

Our Legal Take

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FORMER CLIENT: I had lawyers calling me, and friends telling me who I should hire…I trusted in The Murray Law Firm and I’m glad I did.

Convenience store patrons have a right to feel safe and secure while on the premises. The level of security provided at the gas station is of significance, and is a relevant consideration when analyzing whether this shooting may have been prevented.  The following questions are also important in assessing whether this incident may have been avoided:

  • Have there been prior violent incidents near or on the property?
  • What security measures were present to deter crime and protect the victim at the time of the shooting?
  • Was there any reports of suspicious individuals on the property prior to the incident?

Property owners are generally required to protect against foreseeable harm to anyone and everyone legally on the premises.  Should the investigation into this incident reveal facts that establish that the gas station owner or management lacked adequate security to protect its visitors, the family of Deobrah Houston may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims and substantial compensation for their loss.

The Murray Law Firm has extensive and successful experience in handling security negligence claims on behalf of victims and their families, and suggests that an immediate, unbiased inspection of the property will need to be performed so as to limit evidence from being altered, damaged or destroyed.  The complexities of pursuing a negligent security case are well understood by the legal team at The Murray Law Firm, and it is imperative that the family of Deobrah Houston retain a capable law firm who will work without delay to protect their interests.

OUR RESULTS: OVER $100 MILLION IN VERDICTS AND SETTLEMENTS FOR OUR CLIENTS

The Murray Law Firm has a long history of representing victims of violence and security negligence.  We have obtained over $100 Million in verdicts and settlements for our Clients, including a $29.25 million dollar verdict for a victim of an unsafe property. We offer our legal assistance, if desired.

We represent our Clients on a contingency agreement, which generally means that no fees or payments are owed until and unless we recover.  Anyone seeking further information or legal representation is encouraged to contact us via e-mail (click here) or by telephone at 404.842.1600. Consultations are free and confidential.

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DISCLAIMERS:  The information contained in this post is from secondary sources and may therefore contain inaccuracies. We will gladly correct or remove this post upon request.  The material contained in this post is not intended to constitute legal advice. As each Client is unique, please contact us for a free consultation on your particular case.  “Contingent attorneys’ fees” refers only to those fees charged by attorneys for their legal services. Such fees are not permitted in all types of cases. Court costs and other additional expenses of legal action usually must be paid by the client.

4 Brothers Convenience Store Shooting, Atlanta, GA, Injures Innocent Bystander.

4 Brothers Convenience Store Shooting, Atlanta, GA, Injures Innocent Bystander. (Stock Photo: MurrayLegal.com)

Could the shooting at an Atlanta convenience store have been prevented and are justice and compensation available to the victim? Read Our Legal Take below to find out what legal options are available.

Local News

Gunfire erupted at an Atlanta, Georgia convenience store late Thursday night, May 7, 2020, injuring an innocent bystander.

As reported by CBS46.com, “[t]he double shooting happened just after midnight in front of the 4 Brothers Convenience Store on Joseph E Lowery Boulevard.”

AJC.com is reporting,  “[a] man was found with gunshot wounds to the back and leg when officers responded to the store about 11:40 p.m. The woman, who was shot in the leg, was taken to the hospital before authorities arrived.

According to the report, “[i]nvestigators believe she was caught in the crossfire when someone started shooting in the parking lot.”

The investigation is ongoing.

Our Legal Take

Top-100-Trial-Lawyers

FORMER CLIENT: I had lawyers calling me, and friends telling me who I should hire…I trusted in The Murray Law Firm and I’m glad I did.

Convenience store patrons have a right to feel safe and secure while on the premises. The level of security provided at the store is of significance, and is a relevant consideration when analyzing whether this shooting may have been prevented.  The following questions are also important in assessing whether this incident may have been avoided:

  • Have there been prior violent incidents near or on the property?
  • What security measures were present to deter crime and protect the victim at the time of the shooting?
  • Was there any reports of suspicious individuals on the property prior to the incident?

Property owners are generally required to protect against foreseeable harm to anyone and everyone legally on the premises.  Should the investigation into this incident reveal facts that establish that the convenience store owner or management lacked adequate security to protect its visitors, the victim may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims and substantial compensation for her injuries.

The Murray Law Firm has extensive and successful experience in handling security negligence claims on behalf of victims and their families, and suggests that an immediate, unbiased inspection of the property will need to be performed so as to limit evidence from being altered, damaged or destroyed.  The complexities of pursuing a negligent security case are well understood by the legal team at The Murray Law Firm, and it is imperative that the victim retain a capable law firm who will work without delay to protect her interests.

OUR RESULTS: OVER $100 MILLION IN VERDICTS AND SETTLEMENTS FOR OUR CLIENTS

The Murray Law Firm has a long history of representing victims of violence and security negligence.  We have obtained over $100 Million in verdicts and settlements for our Clients, including a $29.25 million dollar verdict for a victim of an unsafe property. We offer our legal assistance, if desired.

We represent our Clients on a contingency agreement, which generally means that no fees or payments are owed until and unless we recover.  Anyone seeking further information or legal representation is encouraged to contact us via e-mail (click here) or by telephone at 404.842.1600. Consultations are free and confidential.

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DISCLAIMERS:  The information contained in this post is from secondary sources and may therefore contain inaccuracies. We will gladly correct or remove this post upon request.  The material contained in this post is not intended to constitute legal advice. As each Client is unique, please contact us for a free consultation on your particular case.  “Contingent attorneys’ fees” refers only to those fees charged by attorneys for their legal services. Such fees are not permitted in all types of cases. Court costs and other additional expenses of legal action usually must be paid by the client.