Security Lapse? Our Legal Take: Man Shot Outside Tulsa Apartment
Did negligent security contribute to this apartment parking lot shooting? Read Our Legal Take to find out if the victim may have a legal avenue for justice and a claim for compensation.
A man was reportedly shot and injured while working on his truck outside a Tulsa apartment Saturday night, July 16, 2016.
According to News on 6, the shooting occurred ” in the parking lot of an apartment complex near Interstate 44 and U.S. Highway 169 just before 7 p.m.”
The victim was transported to the hospital with injuries. His current condition has not been released.
Our Legal Take
Apartment residents and guests have a right to feel safe and secure within the community. The Murray Law Firm questions the level of security provided at the apartment complex and whether this shooting may have been prevented.
- How did the gunman gain entry to the property? What security measures, such as gated entry, security patrols, and surveillance cameras, were in place to protect residents and guests at the time of the shooting?
- Was the apartment complex aware of any prior criminal activity on or near the property? If so, were additional security precautions implemented by the property owner or management to deter crime?
Generally, property owners are required to protect all residents and guests legally on the premises from any foreseeable harm. Should the facts of this matter reveal that the apartment complex owner or management company failed to provide adequate security to protect those on its premises, the victim may seek justice and elect to pursue a legal claim 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.
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