Could this Minneapolis nightclub shooting have been prevented and are justice and compensation available to the victims?
Three people were shot and injured when gunfire erupted during a concert inside “Aqua Nightclub and Lounge in downtown Minneapolis” early Monday, October 15, 2018, according to The Star Tribune.
“The club’s license requires security to scan all customers for weapons before entry,” per Minneapolis Business Journal reports. “City inspectors say that even before the shooting, Aqua had been cited six times this year for violations such as failing to scan IDs or serving alcohol at unauthorized times.”
Did negligent security contribute to this senseless shooting? We represent individuals and families who have suffered a tragic loss or injury as a consequence of negligent property security. Read Our Legal Take below to find out if the victims may have a legal avenue for justice and claims for substantial compensation in Minnesota, or call now for a free consultation with our legal team: 888.842.1616.
Our Legal Take
Nightclub 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 shooting may have been prevented.
- How did a gun gain entry to the property?
- What additional security measures, such as weapons screenings, bag searches, surveillance cameras, and off-duty police, were implemented by the nightclub owner following media reports of prior criminal activity on property?
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 nightclub owner failed to provide adequate security to protect those on its premises, the victims may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims for their 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 victims retain an experienced attorney who can ensure the preservation of any and all evidence that may support such a claim.
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