Security Failure? Our Legal Take: 5 Injured in Pure Ultra Nightclub Shooting, Myrtle Beach
Did negligent security contribute to the senseless shooting of 5 people at a Myrtle Beach nightclub? We represent individuals who have suffered a loss or sustained an injury as a consequence of negligent security. Read Our Legal Take to find out if the victims of this tragic shooting may have a legal avenue for justice and claims for substantial compensation.
Five people were reportedly shot and injured at Pure Nightclub in Myrtle Beach Saturday morning, November 5, 2016.
According to The Greensboro News & Record, the shooting occurred “at the Pure Ultra nightclub…about 2:30 a.m.” Police apparently believe “a gang dispute” erupted in gunfire, striking both “the intended target and four people nearby.”
Police have allegedly since identified a suspect.
Our Legal Take
Nightclub patrons have a right to feel safe and secure on the property that they are visiting. The Murray Law Firm questions the level of security provided at the business and whether this incident may have been prevented.
- What security measures, such as weapons screenings, bright lighting, security patrols, and surveillance cameras, were in place in and outside of the nightclub to protect patrons at the time of the shooting?
- Have there been prior incidents of violence on or near property? If so, were any additional security measures implemented by the nightclub or parking lot owner to deter crime?
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 property owner or manager failed to provide adequate security to protect those on its premises, the victims may seek justice and elect to pursue a legal claim 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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