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East St Louis, IL - Shooting Outside Da Beno Night Club Leaves 1 Injured

Published: August 11, 2020
By: Janean Cuffee
Last Updated on December 1, 2020

1 Injured in Officer-Involved Shooting Outside Da Beno Nite Club

According to KSDK, one person was shot on July 28, around 2:20 am at Da Beno Nite Club located at 6830 State St, East St Louis, IL 62203.

Illinois State Police reported that officers gave verbal commands to people in a car after seeing a gun in one of the people’s hands inside the vehicle. Following the commands, two officers fired bullets with one hitting an occupant inside the suspect vehicle. The person was treated for the gunshot wound at the hospital but then released into police custody.

The Illinois State Police are conducting a use of force investigation into the officers involved. Authorities have not released any other information, as this is a developing story.

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Legal Options of Victims Shot in a Night Club

Attorney contributor Brian Kent represents victims of shootings and their families in civil lawsuits. In an interview with Brian, he provided his insight about the rights of victims shot on commercial property.

When asked about property owners’ responsibility to uphold safety, Kent said the following: Property owners are obligated to uphold the safety of those on their property. Property owners must provide adequate security to ensure violent crime is prevented. Examples of preventative security measures are security cameras or security guards. If ample protection is not provided by a property owner and someone is injured, the victim may have grounds for a lawsuit against the property owner.

Kent later stated a property owner could be seen as liable if the crime is considered foreseeable. For example, a crime is foreseeable if previous violent crimes occurred on their property, and there were no improvements to security. If the victim’s lawyer can prove the crime in which the victim was injured as occurring solely because of inadequate protection, the property owner may be found liable. In such cases, the offense could be deemed reasonably foreseeable.

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Janean Cuffee
About Janean Cuffee
Editor: Janean is an NYU Applied Psychology major with a double minor in history and sociology. As a NY native, she focuses on highlighting important legal news regarding violence, assaults, and social justice cases. Contact Janean: [email protected] This article was fact checked prior to publishing by this author to ensure compliance with our rigorous editorial standards. We will only use authoritative sources. Our values compel us to provide only trustworthy information. If you find an error, please contact us.
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