Police Seek Suspect in Gallatin Valley Mall Stabbing
Flathead Beacon claims that on October 23rd around 6:30 p.m. police recieved reports of a stabbing at Gallatin Valley Mall located on 2825 W Main St, Bozeman, MT 59718.
Allegedly, an argument between the suspect and the victim is what caused the stabbing. The suspect stabbed the victim several times causing them to be hospiatlized for their injuries. The victim was in stable condition as of October 24th.
Police are still looking for the suspect and have not released any information about their identity or descrpition.
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Legal Recourse For Victims of Shopping Mall Stabbings
Brian Kent is an attorney contributor at crimevictim.Attorney who represents violent crime victims and their families in civil cases. Below Mr. Kent has shared his insight on the legal options available to these victims.
Mr. Kent explain, “All commercial property owners are obligated by law to protect their patrons and employees from any reasonably foreseeable dangers. In order to successfully fulfill this duty, property owners must provide adequate security. If a shopping mall owner does not provide adequate security and a stabbing occurs due to their negligence, then he or she may be held partially liable.”
“In addition, property owners should be aware of their property’s history of criminal violence, and adjust security measures if necessary. If a stabbing occurs on a property with a large history of violent crime in the area, and no security improvements were put in place, then the stabbing may be deemed reasonably foreseeable. Overall, if a reasonably foreseeable crime occurs on a commercial property due to inadequate security, then the victim of that crime may have grounds for a lawsuit against the property owner”, concludes Mr. Kent.
If you or someone you loved has experienced something similar to the incident above, you can speak with a crime victim attorney to discuss the legal options available to you.
Location of Gallatin Valley Mall in Bozeman, Montana
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