Larodus Reeves Shot and Killed at KRC Apartments Near Belvedere Square in DeKalb County, Georgia
On Tuesday, March 22, 2022, Ladorus Reeves was outside his apartment unit at KRC Apartments talking with friends when robbers approached him, demanded money, and then shot and killed him. Shawn Slack and Kenyetta Reeves, Ladorus’ mother, tried to save his life by applying pressure to the gunshot wound. Ladorus tragically died the next day at the hospital. DeKalb County Police are investigating the incident and so far, have not made an arrest.
Who Can Be Held Liable After a Shooting At an Apartment Complex?
Legal contributor Attorney Brian Mickelsen, an experienced crime victim lawyer, represents crime victims and gunshot victims injured or killed in shootings, stabbings, and assaults at apartment complexes and commercial properties.
When analyzing a premises liability, negligent security case, distinguish between targeted crimes and crimes of opportunity. Based on the news articles, it appears Ladorus Reeves was a victim to an armed robbery – a crime of opportunity. Crimes of opportunity are especially deterrable through reasonable security measures. For example, sufficient lighting, controlled-access gates, security cameras, and security or courtesy officers all help deter crime. Residents and their guests deserve a safe place to live. Where there is a history of violent crimes at ana an apartment complex, the landowner and property management company may be liable in a civil action for failing to warn residents of the same or failing to protect their residents from foreseeable harm.
An experienced attorney at Mickelsen Dalton LLC can help determine if you have a claim and advise you of your options. Our attorneys have successfully represented dozens of gunshot and assault victims. Within the past three years, Mickelsen Dalton LLC has recovered over $40 million in verdicts and settlements on behalf of our clients. We have been featured in Fox News, the New York Times, the Washington Post, and several other national news organizations.
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