Could the senseless shooting of a Clarkston mother-of-three have been prevented, and are justice and compensation available to Ms. Keita?
41-year-old Ommou Keita was struck by a stray bullet inside her home “at the Lakes Apartments on North Indian Creek Drive in Clarkston” Tuesday night, November 27 2018, according to FOX 5.
Ms. Keita told Channel 2, “she is too scared to stay in her own home after a bullet shattered a window and hit her in the back as she was putting her children to bed.”
Neighbors told Channel 2 they want “more security…saying what happened to [Ms.] Keita is just the latest in a string of crimes at the complex, where a lot of children live and play.”
Was negligent security a factor in this Clarkston apartment shooting? Read Our Legal Take below to find out if Ms. Keita 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 shooting may have been prevented.
- How did the shooter(s) gain entry to the complex?
- What additional security measures, such as gated entry, fencing, bright lighting, monitored surveillance cameras, and visible security patrols, were implemented following media reports of prior violence on property?
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 company failed to provide adequate security, Ommou Keita may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims for her injuries.
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