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Martinsville, PA - Laquon Moss Arrested for Shooting at El Parral Mexican Restaurant That Left Two Dead and Two Injured

Martinsville, PA - Shooting at El Parral Mexican Restaurant Leaves Two Dead
Published: January 24, 2022
By: Darla Medina
Last Updated on January 24, 2022

Two Killed and Two Injured in Restaurant Shooting 

WSLS has reported that a shooting occurred at the El Parral Mexican Restaurant located at 670 Commonwealth Blvd W, Martinsville, VA 24112. 

Police responded to a call on Friday, January 14, 2022, at about 11:05 p.m. Investigators said that an argument broke out between two men in front of the restaurant. The two men, one identified as Laquon Moss, pulled out weapons and began to fire shots at each other. Moss shot the other man multiple times in the legs and torso, killing him. Two others were shot by Moss, a woman and another man. They suffered non-life-threatening injuries. A stray bullet from the other shooter struck and killed a man. 

Moss has been charged with first-degree murder, two counts of malicious wounding, three counts of the use of a firearm during the commission of a felony, in addition to possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. 

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Can I Sue For Being Shot at a Restaurant?

Attorney contributor Kevin Biniazan is a gun crimes injury lawyer who represents victims of criminal violence and their families in civil lawsuits. Kevin recently discussed some of the legal rights available to restaurant shooting victims, including their right to sue if shot at a restaurant.

"Restaurant owners have a legal responsibility to maintain an adequate level of security on their property to prevent violent crime. When a restaurant owner fails to provide adequate security and someone is injured on their property, the victim could have sufficient grounds to sue the property owner."

"If the crime was deemed foreseeable, or if the shooting occurred at a restaurant that had a history of violence but did nothing to amp up their security, the restaurant owner could be held accountable for the crime. Shooting victims and the families of those shot and killed at restaurants should consult with an experienced gun crimes injury lawyer to explore their legal options for justice."

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