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SAN BRUNO: Shooting At Tanforan Mall Injured Four People


Jul 5, 2019

Shooting At San Bruno Tanforan Mall Injured Four People

SAN BRUNO, CALIFORNIA (July 5, 2019) – At least four people were injured in a shooting at the Tanforan Mall.

San Bruno police are saying that two of the victims were teenage boys and both had to be transported to the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital with major injuries. 

Two other victims sustained injuries that are believed to be more minor. A motive for the shooting has not been established at this time. 

Two of the victims were aided by soldiers from the Army Recruiting Office before they were taken to the hospital. 

An investigation into the Tanforan Mall shooting remains ongoing at this point. 

Liability In Mall Shootings

All malls have a legal responsibility to keep their premises reasonably safe. According to the California Civil Code § 1714 subsection (a), “Everyone is responsible, not only for the result of his or her willful acts, but also for an injury occasioned to another by his or her want of ordinary care or skill in the management of his or her property or person, except so far as the latter has, willfully or by want of ordinary care, brought the injury upon himself or herself.” This includes taking measures to prevent violent crimes. 

There are a number of measures that can be taken in order to prevent crime at malls. Proper lighting, video cameras and armed guards can all help keep crime in check. The level of security necessary for any location will vary depending on a variety of different factors. For example, malls that are in high-crime areas will typically need more security than other locations. 

Any person that is injured in a mall shooting may have legal recourse through a premises liability claim. Damages in a personal injury claim can help with medical bills, lost wages and pain and suffering. A premises liability attorney can examine your case free of cost and let you know what your options are. There are, however, statute of limitations associated with being able to file a claim so it’s important to act quickly. 

Getting Help After A Mall Shooting

Have you or someone that you care about been injured in a shooting at the Tanforan Mall? There are a number of laws designed to protect your rights. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to help in any way that we can. We are committed to making sure that our clients get all of the support and justice that they deserve. Whether you need assistance after an accident or just have questions about your rights we are here for you. You’re always welcome to reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.

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