Negligent Security? Our Legal Take: Adonilfe Isai Aquilar Escobar Killed in Nashville Overlook Apartments Shooting, May Have Been Followed
Did negligent security contribute to the tragic death of Adonilfe Isai Aquilar Escobar? We represent, and have recovered millions of dollars for, families who have suffered a loss as a consequence of negligent apartment security. Read Our Legal Take to find out if the Escobar family may have a legal avenue for justice and claim for substantial compensation.
20-year-old Adonilfe Isai Aguilar Escobar was reportedly shot and killed outside of the Overlook Apartments early Sunday morning, November 16, 2016.
According to WKRN News, police believe Mr. Escobar may have been “followed” home after an altercation at a nightclub. He apparently took a taxi from the nightclub “to the Overlook Apartments on Bell Road, which is where police say he was staying.” Mr. Escobar was fatally shot shortly after exiting the cab at the apartment complex.
Our Legal Take
Apartment residents and guests have a right to feel safe and secure within the community. The Murray Law Firm questions the level of security provided at the apartment complex and whether this tragic loss of life may have been prevented.
How did the gunman gain access to the property? What security measures, such as gated-entry, fencing, security patrols, bright lighting, and surveillance cameras, were in place to deter crime at the time of the shooting?
- Crime reports, from Spotcrime.com, reveal a number of recent assaults and robberies. Have there been prior incidents of violence on or near property and, if so, were any additional security precautions implemented by the property owner or management to protect residents?
Generally, property owners are required to protect all residents and guests legally on the premises from any foreseeable harm. Should the facts of this matter reveal that the apartment complex owner or management company failed to provide adequate security to protect those on its premises, the family of Adonilfe Isai Aguilar Escobar may seek justice and elect to pursue a legal claim for his wrongful death.
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’s family retain an experienced attorney who can ensure the preservation of any and all evidence that may support such a claim.
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