Could this Zionsville apartment shooting have been prevented and are justice and compensation available to Isaac Bermudez?
Police have made an arrest in the Quail Run Apartment shooting which left 33-year-old Isaac Bermudez injured in late October, per Times Sentinel reports. The suspect, who remained at large until December 6, is facing multiple charges, including “robbery resulting in serious bodily injury.”
The complex was the location of a fatal shooting investigation in May 2017, per CBS 4 reports. The incidents raise grave questions over security measures at the complex.
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 on the property and whether this senseless shooting may have been prevented.
- What additional security measures, such as gated-entry, bright lighting, fencing, surveillance cameras, tenant background checks, and security patrols, were implemented by the apartment complex owner and management 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 apartment complex owner or management failed to provide adequate security to protect those on its premises, Mr. Bermudez may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims for his 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 victim retain an experienced attorney who can ensure the preservation of any and all evidence that may support such a claim.
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