Could the death from a shooting at an Anderson County nightclub have been prevented and are justice and compensation available to the family of Daniel Antonio Rosario, Jr.?
Gunfire rang out at an Anderson County, South Carolina nightclub early Saturday morning, May 18, 2019, leaving one young man dead. According to WSPA.com, “deputies responded to Club 1421 on West Market Street in Anderson County for a shooting outside of the nightclub.” FoxCarolina.com is reporting, “[t]he victim was driven to Anderson Medical hospital prior to EMS arrival, where he unfortunately succumbed to his injuries.” FoxCarolina.com reports the identity of the victim as “Daniel Antonio Rosario, Jr 28 years old of Anderson, SC.”
No suspect has been identified, the investigation is ongoing.
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 tragedy may have been prevented.
- Have prior incidents of violence been reported on or near the property?
- Were security measures, such as bright lighting, surveillance cameras, security personnel, and security patrol in place to deter crime and protect Daniel Antonio Rosario, Jr. and others at the time of the shooting?
- Does the nightclub have a protocol to check guests for deadly weapons prior to entering the establishment?
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 property owners failed to provide adequate security to protect those on the premises, the family of Daniel Antonio Rosario, Jr. may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims for their loss.
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 family of Daniel Antonio Rosario, Jr. retain an experienced attorney who can ensure the preservation of any and all evidence that may support such a claim.
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