Ridgeway Crossing Apartments Shooting Leaves One Man Injured; Justice Available?

Ridgeway Crossing Apartments Shooting Leaves One Man Injured

Shooting at Ridgeway Crossing Apartments Leaves One Man Injured. (Fox13Memphis.com)

Did negligent security contribute to the shooting at a Memphis apartment complex and are justice and compensation available to the victim?


Gunfire erupted at a Memphis, Tennessee apartment complex Tuesday afternoon, May 21, 2019, leaving one man injured.  According to Fox13Memphis.com, ” the shooting happened around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Ridgeway Crossing Apartments in Hickory Hill.”  When officers arrived, they found one man suffering from gunshot wounds, according to the report.  WMCAactionnews5.com is reporting, “Paramedics took the victim to a local hospital in critical condition.”  

The suspected shooters were driving a gray or silver Nissan Altima but have not been identified according to the media reports.


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 at the apartment complex and whether this shooting may have been prevented.

  • What security measures were in place to deter crime and protect the victim at the time of the shooting?
  • Have there been prior incidents of violence on the property?
  • Was the suspect a resident of the apartment complex, how did the suspect gain access to the complex?

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 victim may seek justice and elect to 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 victim retain an experienced attorney who can ensure the preservation of any and all evidence that may support such a claim.


The Murray Law Firm has an extensive and successful record 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.

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