KTLA has reported that a shooting took place inside the luxury Nightingale Plaza nightclub located at 643 N La Cienega Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90069.
Police responded to a call of multiple gunshots inside the nightclub just before 2 a.m. on Monday, March 28, 2022. They arrived to discover one victim suffering multiple gunshot wounds to the lower body. The victim was transported to a nearby hospital and is said to be stable.
Witnesses disclosed that the victim and the suspected shooter got into an argument before shots were fired.
Bobby Thompson, an attorney contributor for Legal Herald, has worked with nightclub shooting victims and their families, assisting them in obtaining justice. Bobby recently discussed some of the legal options available to these victims, including when a nightclub can be held liable for shooting injuries.
"Owners of nightclubs have a legal and moral obligation to protect their customers and staff from avoidable violence. They can help to fulfill their responsibility by ensuring proper security precautions are implemented. This could include maintaining working lighting, video surveillance systems, and hiring security guards. However, if a nightclub owner fails to provide proper protection and a shooting occurs due to negligence, they could be held responsible in a court of law."
"Furthermore, if a shooting takes place at a nightclub known to be high in crime, the owner could be deemed negligent if they failed to improve security on the property. Victims should hire an experienced lawyer to show that the crime was caused by negligent security and that it was reasonably foreseeable. Victims of nightclub shootings may even be eligible to receive financial compensation for their damages."