According to Fox29, a man was left in critical condition after being shot inside a discount grocery store located in the 4700 block of Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19124.
On Wednesday, November 3, 2021, at approximately 1:45 p.m. police responded to a shooting inside of a grocery store. They arrived to find a man with multiple gunshot wounds in critical condition. The victim was transported to Temple University Hospital.
Police are not sure what instigated the shooting and are continuing to investigate.
Attorney contributor Brian Kent is an experienced crime victim attorney. He represents victims of gunshot wounds, helping them recover financial compensation in cases involving safety negligence. During a recent interview, Brian discussed the legal options available to victims shot on commercial property.
"Commercial property owners have a legal responsibility to keep their properties secure from preventable dangers, including foreseeable violent crime. If a shooting happens and people are injured or killed, all of the circumstances of the crime should be investigated, including the property owner's security measures. Adequate security measures could include security cameras, well-lit parking lots, and hired security guards."
"Some violent crimes occur because of inadequate security or other forms of negligence on behalf of the property owner. If negligence is a key factor, victims and their families may have sufficient grounds for a lawsuit against the commercial property owner. Victims of shootings can learn more about their legal options by consulting with an experienced crime victim attorney."