Did negligent security contribute to the shooting at a Federal Way apartment complex and are justice and compensation available to the victim? Read Our Legal Take below to find out what legal options are available.
Gunfire erupted at a Federal Way, Washington apartment complex Wednesday afternoon, October 2, 2019, leaving a teen girl injured.
As reported by SeattleTimes.com, “[o]fficers responded to The Retreat at Maple Hill apartments in the 1900 block of Southwest 320th Street around 12:30 p.m.”
When officers arrived, “they found the girl with wounds to both of her legs.”
According to FederalWayMirror.com, “[t]his incident allegedly was the result of what was supposed to be a fight between multiple individuals…[a]t some point, one of the males who was supposed to be involved in the fight pulled out a handgun and fired two rounds.”
According to the media reports, the girl was not involved in the fight but was just watching.
The victim was taken to Harborview Medical Center in satisfactory condition.
The investigation is ongoing.