Security Failure? Our Legal Take: Joseph Davis, Myron Herring Injured in XO Club Shooting, Columbus
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A shooting inside XO Club in Columbus reportedly left 23-year-old Joseph Davis and 24-year-old Myron Herring injured Sunday morning, December 11, 2016.
According to ABC 6, gunfire erupted “on the dance floor” of “XO Club on East Long Street,” around 1:30 a.m. Mr. Davis and Mr. Herring were apparently transported to the hospital with gunshot wounds to the legs. Their current conditions have not been released.
Our Legal Take
Nightclub patrons have a right to feel safe and secure within the community. The Murray Law Firm questions the level of security provided at the nightclub and whether this shooting may have been prevented.
How did a gun gain entry into the nightclub? What security measures, such as weapons screenings, bag checks, security patrols, and surveillance cameras, were in place to deter crime at the time of the shooting?
- Crime reports, from Spotcrime.com, reveal a number of recent assaults in the surrounding area. Were any additional security precautions implemented by the property owners or management to protect patrons, following local reports of prior criminal activity?
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 nightclub owner or management failed to provide adequate security to protect those on its premises, Mr. Davis and Mr. Herring 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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