Officers Search For Gunman in Bar Louie Shooting
WKYT reports that on Sunday at around 2:20 a.m. police were dispatched to Bar Louie located on 3565 Nicholasville Rd, Lexington, KY. Officers found one gunshot victim lying on the ground outside of the bar. There were two other victims who went to the hospital for their injuries before the police had arrived. Officers say that the victims are suffering from non-life threatening injuries.
Witnesses claim to have seen a man holding a gun over one of the victims. Police are searching for the suspected gunman, but have yet to make any arrests.
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Legal Options Available To Victims Injured in Bar Shootings
Attorney contributor Brian Kent of https://CrimeVictim.Attorney works closely with victims and their families injured or killed in bar shootings. Mr. Kent has offered to share his insight on the legal options available to these victims and their families.
All commercial property owners have a legal duty of protecting their patrons and employees from any preventable dangers. In order to do so, property owners must provide adequate security on their premises. If a property owner fails to provided adequate security, and a crime such as a shooting occurs due to their negligence, then the victims may have grounds for a lawsuit against the property owner.
Additionally, in order for a property owner to be held liable for violent crime on their property, the crime must have been reasonably foreseeable. For instance, if a shooting occurs at a property with a prior history of violent crime and no security improvements were made, then the shooting may be deemed reasonably foreseeable. Overall, not only does security need to be considered inadequate, but in order for a property owner to be seen as liable for a crime, it must be deemed reasonably foreseeable.
If you or a loved one has been wounded or killed in a bar shooting, you can learn more about your legal options by reaching out to one of our crime victim attorneys today.
Location of Bar Louie in Lexington, KY
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