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Negligent Security? Quantez Jackson, 32, Shot and Killed at Stayover Lodge Motel in North Charleston, SC

Local news reports that at around 1:06 a.m. on Wednesday, December 28, 2022, North Charleston Police responded to a report of a gunshot victim at Stayover Lodge, a motel on McMillan Avenue in North Charleston. Quantez Jackson was found on the floor and unresponsive. The investigation is ongoing. Police have not released the name of the deceased victim.

Stayover Lodge is rated 2.4 out of 5 on Google by former guests. The reviews suggest that many former guests felt uncomfortable staying there.

Top 10 Signs of a Dangerous Motel:

  • Poor lighting
  • Loitering
  • Broken Windows and Trash
  • Graffiti
  • Rooms rented by the hour
  • Extended-stay rentals
  • General High-Crime Area
  • Drug activity and paraphernalia
  • Bars on Windows and at Motel Office
  • Poor Online Reviews

How to Prevent Violence at Motels and Hotels?

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 hotels, motels, and other commercial properties.

“Motels or hotels can be hot spots for crime, and the out-of-town guests often have no idea what they are walking into. I always encourage guests to read the reviews. Poor lighting conditions and loitering are key signs that danger may be near. The hospitality industry is responsible to its guests to provide a clean and safe environment. This is best achieved with adequate lighting, cameras, and security patrols.”

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 $30 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.

Anyone may contact our attorneys for a free consultation at (843) 804-0428 or (678) 641-9054 or by email at info@mickelsendalton.com.


Past results are not a guarantee of future results. The information contained in this post is from news articles and may therefore contain inaccuracies. We will correct or remove this post upon request. The material contained in this post is not intended to constitute legal advice.

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