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Ra’shod Arkeem Washington-Moody Fatally Injured in North Charleston, SC Motel Shooting; One Other Person Injured.

Ra’shod Arkeem Washington-Moody Fatally Injured in North Charleston, SC Motel Shooting; One Other Person Injured. (Live5news.com)

Did negligent security contribute to this motel shooting death and are justice and compensation available to the victim’s family? Read Our Legal Take below to find out what legal options are available.

LOCAL NEWS

A man was shot and killed at a North Charleston, South Carolina motel Saturday afternoon, September 11, 2021.

As reported by Counton2.com, “[o]fficers responded to [a Motel] on Rivers Avenue in reference to male and female gunshot victims.

According to ABCnews4.com, “[a]t the scene, a woman was found suffering from a gunshot wound and was transported to an area hospital for treatment. A male victim was unresponsive with a gunshot wound of his own. Efforts to save his life were unsuccessful and he was pronounced deceased at the scene.”

Live5News.com is reporting, “Ra’shod Arkeem Washington-Moody of North Charleston died on Saturday at approximately 2 p.m. on the scene.”

The investigation is ongoing. 

OUR LEGAL TAKE

Motel guests and visitors have a right to feel safe and secure while on the premises. The level of security provided at the motel 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 incidents of violence on or near the property?
  • Was the motel aware of any improper activity before the incident occurred?
  • What security measures, such as guarded-entry, monitored surveillance cameras, bright lighting, and visible security patrols were in place to deter crime and protect the victim and others at the time of the shooting?

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 motel owner or management lacked adequate security to protect its guests and visitors, the  family of Ra’shod Arkeem Washington-Moody may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims and substantial compensation for their loss. In addition, any injured victim may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims and substantial compensation for their 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  family of Ra’shod Arkeem Washington-Moody and any injured victim 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 888.842.1616. 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.

Heritage Inn Motel Shooting in La Mesa, CA Fatally Injures One Man.

Heritage Inn Motel Shooting in La Mesa, CA Fatally Injures One Man. (Stock Photo: MurrayLegal.com)

Did negligent security contribute to this motel shooting death and are justice and compensation available to the victim’s family? Read Our Legal Take below to find out what legal options are available.

LOCAL NEWS

A man was shot and killed at a La Mesa, California motel Friday night, September 10, 2021.

As reported by 10news.com, “officers were called to the Heritage Inn on the 7800 block of Fletcher Parkway after receiving reports of multiple gunshots around 9:30 p.m.”

SanDiegoUnionTribune.com is reporting, “[o]fficers found the victim lying in the parking lot on the east side of the motel with gunshot wounds to his chest, neck and head…The 32-year-old victim died at the scene.”

A suspect has been arrested in connection to the shooting.

The investigation is ongoing. 

OUR LEGAL TAKE

Motel guests and visitors have a right to feel safe and secure while on the premises. The level of security provided at the motel 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 incidents of violence on or near the property?
  • Was the motel aware of any improper activity before the incident occurred?
  • What security measures, such as guarded-entry, monitored surveillance cameras, bright lighting, and visible security patrols were in place to deter crime and protect the victim and others at the time of the shooting?

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 motel owner or management lacked adequate security to protect its guests and visitors, the deceased victim’s family 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 deceased victim’s family 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 888.842.1616. 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.

Bryanna Fogg Identified as Victim in Houston, TX Hotel Shooting.

Bryanna Fogg Identified as Victim in Houston, TX Hotel Shooting. (Stock Photo: MurrayLegal.com)

Did negligent security contribute to this hotel shooting and are justice and compensation available to the victim’s Family? Read Our Legal Take below to find out what legal options are available.

LOCAL NEWS

One woman was shot at a Houston, Texas hotel Saturday night, August 7, 2021.

As reported by Click2Houston.com, “[a]t approximately 8:45 p.m., deputies with the Harris County Sheriff ‘s Office were dispatched to a location in the 16900 block of Rolling Creek Drive in reference to reports of a shooting.”

According to the report, “[w]hen deputies arrived, they found a woman with multiple gunshot wounds in [a hotel] parking lot. She was pronounced deceased at the scene.”

In a subsequent report, Click2Houston.com identified the victim as “Bryanna Fogg.”

The investigation is ongoing.

OUR LEGAL TAKE

Hotel guests and visitors have a right to feel safe and secure while on the premises. The level of security provided at the hotel 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 incidents of violence on or near the property?
  • Was the hotel aware of any improper activity before the incident occurred?
  • What security measures, such as guarded-entry, monitored surveillance cameras, bright lighting, and visible security patrols were in place to deter crime and protect the victim and others at the time of the shooting?

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 hotel owner or management lacked adequate security to protect its guests and visitors, the family of Bryanna Fogg 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 Bryanna Fogg 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 888.842.1616. 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.