Did negligent security contribute to this tragic loss?
A shooting at the Burnt Ordinary apartment complex reportedly claimed the life of 20-year-old Adren Raheem Garnett and left another man injured Monday evening, October 22, 2017.
According to WY Daily, “Police believe a dispute between several people escalated to gunfire at the Burnt Ordinary Apartments in Toano.” Mr. Garnett was transported to the hospital, where he tragically succumbed to fatal injuries. WAVY 10 reports, an 18-year-old victim suffered a gunshot wound to the leg during the hail of gunfire. His current condition has not been released.
Did negligent security contribute to this senseless loss of life? 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 victim’s family may have a legal avenue for justice and claims for substantial compensation in Virginia, or call now for a free consultation with our legal team: 888.842.1616.
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 tragedy may have been prevented.
- What security measures, such as gated-entry, bright lighting, surveillance cameras and security patrols, were in place to protect residents and guests and deter crime at the time of the shooting?
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 failed to provide adequate security to protect those on its premises, the family of Adren Raheem Garnett may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims for his wrongful death. Additionally, the second victim of this unconscionable shooting may also 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 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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