Police Search For Suspect in Shooting at Short Branch Saloon
According to Action News 2, on Monday around 12:15 a.m. police responded to calls about a shooting at Short Branch Saloon located on 1102 Harrison St, Neenah, WI 54956.
Police claim that the suspect entered the bar armed and demanded money. He began firing shots and struck an innocent customer. The victim could not be saved and died at the scene.
The suspected robber left the bar immediately after the shooting and has yet to be identified. If you know any information about the investigation please contact Neenah Police Department at 920-886-6000.
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Legal Recourse For Victims of Bar Shootings
Attorney contributor Brian Kent of www.crimevictim.Attorney works closely with victims of violent crime in civil cases. He has offered to share some of his knowledge on the legal options available to violent crime victims and their families:
Commercial property owners are legally required to make certain all of their customers and employees are safe from preventable crime. In order to do so, they must offer adequate security on or around the premises. Some forms of adequate security may include video surveillance and security guards. If someone is injured in a shooting on a commercial property due to lack of security, then the property owner may be considered liable.
In addition to proving inadequate security on the premises, the victim’s attorney must also be able to prove that the violent crime committed was reasonably foreseeable. A reasonable foreseeable crime is one that occurs on a property with a prior history of violent crime, but no security improvements were put in place. On these grounds, a victim may also have a security negligence lawsuit. Essentially, if a reasonably foreseeable shooting occurs at a bar due to inadequate security, then the property owner may be held liable.
If you or a loved one has been injured or killed in a bar shooting, you can contact an experienced attorney to learn more about the legal options available to you.
Location of Short Branch Saloon in Neenah, WI
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