Did a security lapse contribute to this senseless shooting?
Two men were reportedly shot and injured outside Kazi’s Hookah Lounge in Renton Monday morning, September 4, 2017.
According to The Seattle Times, “at least 30 gunshots” rang out outside “Kazi’s Hookah Lounge in the the 100 block of Airport Way, shortly after midnight.” One victim was discovered “in the parking lot outside the bar” and a second was transported to the hospital, per KIRO 7 reports. Their identities and current conditions have not been released.
Did negligent security contribute to this Renton hookah bar shooting? 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 victims may have a legal avenue for justice and claims for substantial compensation in Washington, or call now for a free consultation with our legal team: 888.842.1616.
Our Legal Take
Bar and parking lot 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 shooting may have been prevented.
- What parking lot security measures, such as bright lighting, surveillance cameras and security patrols, were in place to protect patrons and deter crime at the time of the shooting?
- Media reports indicate one of the victims was 19-years-old. Were any age restrictions in place and, if so, how was this enforced?
Generally, property owners are required to protect all patrons legally on the premises from any foreseeable harm. Should the facts of this matter reveal that the bar or parking lot owners failed to provide adequate security to protect those on its premises, the victims may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims for their 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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