Sports Bar Security Lapse? Our Legal Take: 1 Shot, Killed at Sports Bar, Houston
A man in his early 40s was reportedly shot and killed at the Bohemios Sports Bar on Harrisburg Boulevard overnight Friday, November 27, 2015.
According to The Houston Chronicle, the victim was followed into a bathroom at Bohemios Sports Bar by “up to three suspects” and “a short time later a number of gunshots rang out.”
Police are searching for suspects and a motive.
Our Legal Take
Patrons of restaurants and bars have a right to be safe and secure while on the premises of the establishment that they are visiting, and The Murray Law Firm questions whether this shooting may have been prevented.
- What sports bar security measures, such as weapons screenings, surveillance cameras, and security patrols, were in place to protect patrons and deter crime?
- Have there been previous incidents of violence on or near property and, if so, were any additional security precautions implemented by the sports bar owner or management?
Generally, restaurant and bar 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 owner or management failed to provide adequate security to protect those on its premises, the family of the victim may elect to seek justice and pursue a legal claim for his wrongful death.
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. Based upon its prior experience in handling property security negligence claims, 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.
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