Citadel Mall Shooting in Colorado Springs, CO Injures Innocent Bystander.

Citadel Mall Shooting in Colorado Springs, CO Injures Innocent Bystander. (KKTV.com)

Could the shooting at a Colorado Springs mall have been prevented and are justice and compensation available to the victim? Read Our Legal Take below to find out what legal options are available.

Local News

One girl was shot at a Colorado Springs, CO mall Sunday evening, May 22, 2022.

As reported by KRDO.com, “[t]he Colorado Springs Police Department was on scene at the Citadel Mall after a shooting that injured two people Sunday evening. CSPD says the call came in around 6:15 p.m. on a report of a shooting in the food court area.”

According to the report, “[]the altercation happened between a group of teenagers who started shooting at each other outside of the mall.”

KRDO.com is reporting, “[a] 12-year-old girl was shot in the chest during the incident, police believe she was an innocent bystander and was not connected to the shooter in any way. Police report the girl is in stable condition.”

Per the report, “[a] boy under the age of 18 was also shot in the arm and chest, police believe he was the intended victim. He was taken to the hospital and is expected to survive his injuries. According to CSPD, the victim also had an unrelated attempted homicide warrant at the time of the shooting.”

The investigation is ongoing.

Our Legal Take

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Mall and parking lot patrons have a right to feel safe and secure while on the premises they are visiting. The level of security provided at the property 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 prior incidents of violence been reported on or near the property, and, if so, were any security measures added after any prior incidents?
  • Did the shopping center have adequate security in place at the time of the shooting?
  • What security measures, such as visible surveillance cameras, and security personnel, were in place to deter crime and protect the victim 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 property owner or management lacked adequate security to protect its visitors, the victim may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims and substantial compensation for her 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 victim retain a capable law firm who will work without delay to protect her interests.

OUR RESULTS: OVER $125 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 $125 Million in verdicts and settlements for our Clients, including:

  • A $29.25 million dollar verdict for a victim of an unsafe property.
  • Settlement in excess of $10 million dollars for a victim of gun violence at an apartment complex.
  • Settlement in excess of $10 million dollars for a family who lost a loved one to gun violence at a commercial 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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Allen Gresham Jr. Loses Life in San Bernardino, CA Hookah Bar Shooting; Multiple Others Injured.

Allen Gresham Jr. Loses Life in San Bernardino, CA Hookah Bar Shooting; Multiple Others Injured. (Stock Photo: MurrayLegal.com)

Could the shooting at a San Bernardino hookah bar have been prevented and are justice and compensation available to the victim’s family and injured victims? Read Our Legal Take below to find out what legal options are available.

Local News

Gunfire rang out at a San Bernardino, CA hookah bar Friday night, May 20, 2022, leaving one man dead and multiple others injured.

As reported by NBCLosAngeles.com, “[t]he shooting in the city east of San Bernardino was reported just before midnight in the 3600 block of East Highland Avenue. Officers encountered a large crowd of about 100 people in the area for a party at a hookah lounge.”

According to the report, “[a] shooting victim located outside died at the scene…[e]ight other people were hospitalized with what appear to be non-life-threatening injuries.”

ABC7.com is reporting, “[o]ne person was pronounced dead at the scene. Family members later said their 20-year-old grandson, later identified by police as Allen Gresham Jr., was killed.”

Per the report, “[p]olice are calling that party an “unpermitted special event,” and say some type of argument occurred between at least two individuals inside the event, and multiple gunshots were exchanged.”

The investigation is ongoing.

Our Legal Take

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FORMER CLIENT: I had lawyers calling me, and friends telling me who I should hire…I trusted in The Murray Law Firm and I’m glad I did.

Hookah bar and parking lot patrons have a right to feel safe and secure while on the premises they are visiting. The level of security provided at the bar 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 prior incidents of violence been reported on or near the property? 
  • What security measures, such as bright lighting, visible surveillance cameras, and security personnel, were in place to deter crime and protect the victim at the time of the shooting?
  • Was the bar aware of any suspicious activity prior to 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 bar owner or management lacked adequate security to protect its visitors, the family of Allen Gresham Jr. may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims and substantial compensation for their loss. In addition, any injured victims 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 Allen Gresham Jr. and any injured victims retain a capable law firm who will work without delay to protect their interests.

OUR RESULTS: OVER $125 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 $125 Million in verdicts and settlements for our Clients, including:

  • A $29.25 million dollar verdict for a victim of an unsafe property.
  • Settlement in excess of $10 million dollars for a victim of gun violence at an apartment complex.
  • Settlement in excess of $10 million dollars for a family who lost a loved one to gun violence at a commercial 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.

Park Place at Expo Apartments Shooting in Aurora, CO Leaves Three People Injured.

Park Place at Expo Apartments Shooting in Aurora, CO Leaves Three People Injured. (9News.com)

Did negligent security contribute to the shooting at an Aurora apartment complex and are justice and compensation available to the victims?  Read Our Legal Take below to find out what legal options are available.

LOCAL NEWS

Three people were injured after a shooting at an Aurora, CO apartment complex Sunday afternoon, May 22, 2022.  

As reported by KDVR.com, “Aurora Police responded to a shooting at the Park Place at Expo Apartments located at 10623 East Expo. Three people were shot after a dispute in the parking lot.”

9News.com is reporting, “[o]ne victim was taken to the hospital by ambulance, while the other two were taken in personal cars…[a]ll three suffered serious injuries but are expected to survive, according to police.”

The investigation is ongoing.

OUR LEGAL TAKE

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FORMER CLIENT: I had lawyers calling me, and friends telling me who I should hire…I trusted in The Murray Law Firm and I’m glad I did.

Residents and guests of apartment complexes have a right to feel safe and secure while on the premises. The level of security provided at the complex 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 the property, and were any security measures added after any prior incidents?
  • What security measures were in place to deter crime and protect the victims at the time of the shooting? 
  • Was the complex aware of any suspicious persons or suspicious activity on the property prior to 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 complex owner or management lacked adequate security to protect its residents and visitors, the victims 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 victims retain a capable law firm who will work without delay to protect their interests.

OUR RESULTS: OVER $125 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 $125 Million in verdicts and settlements for our Clients, including:

  • A $29.25 million dollar verdict for a victim of an unsafe property.
  • Settlement in excess of $10 million dollars for a victim of gun violence at an apartment complex.
  • Settlement in excess of $10 million dollars for a family who lost a loved one to gun violence at a commercial 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.