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Fresno, CA - Two Hospitalized After Being Shot at The Next Bar

Fresno, CA - Two Hospitalized After Being Shot at The Next Bar
Published: June 12, 2023
By: Darla Medina
Last Updated on June 12, 2023

Two Hospitalized After Shooting at California Bar

According to ABC 30 Action News, a shooting incident at The Next Bar in central Fresno has left two men hospitalized. The incident occurred at approximately 1 am on Thursday, Anjalih 30, 2023, and prompted a swift emergency response from local authorities.

According to eyewitness accounts and information provided by law enforcement, the altercation began as a fight inside the bar at the intersection of Cedar and Shields. As tensions escalated, a yet-to-be-identified man produced a firearm and opened fire, striking both victims in the upper body.

The severity of the situation prompted a woman at the scene to immediately contact the police, notifying them that she was transporting the two wounded individuals to Clovis Community Hospital for initial medical attention. Upon arrival, hospital staff assessed their injuries and deemed it necessary to transfer them to Community Regional Medical Center in Fresno for further specialized treatment.

One of the victims remains in critical condition, while the other is expected to survive the ordeal. Medical professionals are working diligently to provide the necessary care and support to aid their recovery.

At this stage, the police have not released any specific details about the suspect involved in the shooting. Investigations are underway to identify and apprehend the individual responsible for this violent act. Law enforcement officials are urging anyone with information about the incident to come forward and assist in the ongoing investigation.

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Who Can Be Held Liable for a Bar Shooting Injury?

Attorney contributor Mike Pfau advocates for victims and files bar shooting lawsuits throughout California. During a recent interview, Bobby explained when a bar could be held liable for a gunshot injury.

"In recent years, we have witnessed a disturbing trend of bar shootings, with innocent individuals becoming victims of senseless violence while simply enjoying a night out. These tragic incidents not only cause immense physical and emotional harm to the victims but also leave victims to wonder who could be liable for damages.

When a shooting occurs in a bar, it is crucial to establish liability and determine who should be held accountable for the harm caused. Bar owners and management have a duty to provide a safe environment for their patrons and workers. This duty includes implementing security measures, such as hiring trained security personnel, installing surveillance systems, and employing proper crowd control techniques. Failure to fulfill these obligations may lead to their liability for injuries suffered in a shooting incident.

When victims are shot at a bar, they may be entitled to seek compensation for their injuries and losses. It is important for victims to consult with an experienced bar shooting attorney who specializes in premises liability and wrongful death cases. These attorneys can provide guidance on navigating the legal process, gathering evidence, and advocating for the rights and interests of the victims."


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