Security Failure? Our Legal Take: Detavious Turner Killed in JacRy Apartment Shooting
Did negligent security contribute to the death of this young man? We represent, and have recovered millions of dollars for, individuals who have suffered a tragic loss or sustained an injury as a consequence of negligent security. Read Our Legal Take to find out if the Turner family may have a legal avenue for justice and claims for substantial compensation in Texas, or call now for a free consultation with our legal team: 888.842.1616.
21-year-old Detavious Turner was reportedly shot and killed outside of the JacRy Apartments Sunday evening, November 20, 2016.
According to The Dallas Morning News, gunfire erupted “in the parking lot of the JacRy Apartments in the 3800 block of Bonnie View Road, near East Illinois Avenue in east Oak Cliff.” Mr. Turner was transported to the hospital, where he later succumbed to fatal injuries.
The complex was apparently the subject of a “stabbing” investigation in September, per The Dallas Morning News reports.
Our Legal Take
Apartment residents and guests have a right to feel safe and secure while on the premises of the establishment they are visiting. The Murray Law Firm questions the level of security provided at in the apartment complex parking lot and whether this tragic loss of life may have been prevented.
- What parking lot security measures, such as bright lighting, gated-entry, security patrols and surveillance cameras, were in place to deter crime at the time of the shooting?
- Were any additional security precautions implemented by the property owner or management to protect patrons, following Dallas Morning News reports of prior community crime in September?
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 apartment complex owner or management failed to provide adequate security to protect those on its premises, the family of Detavious Turner 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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