Police Investigates Shooting on 49th Street
Tulsa, OK (December 31, 2018) On the 30th of December, a shooting happened near 49th Street and Jackson Avenue. According to the reports, multiple gun shots were heard, and flashing lights were seen at the Rivera West apartment complex. A 26-year-old man was shot and killed inside of his apartment at around 10:00 p.m. Emergency crews did arrive to help, but unfortunately, it was too late. A witnessing neighbor stated that the sounds of fireworks is common around this time of year, but she’s never heard gun shots since she’s lived at that complex. The police are currently investigating this accident and searching for the person responsible.
We send our condolences to the deceased man’s family as we know it’s never easy to lose a loved one, especially to violence.
Wrongful Death Lawsuits in Oklahoma
Whenever families lose a loved one due to violence, such as a shooting, they may be able to file a wrongful death lawsuit to help cover funeral expenses and more. Most of the time shootings are an act of negligence, unless one is defending themselves on their own property. For families who have lost a loved one in a senseless shooting, it’s important that they contact a wrongful death attorney so that they can start gathering evidence and speaking to witnesses to help prove negligence claims.
Once the police finish investigating this accident, the deceased man’s family may qualify to file a wrongful death lawsuit.
At McGuire Law Firm, we’ve helped many families obtain maximum compensation after losing a loved due to the negligence of another person. We have the resources and legal expertise necessary to handle such complex cases. If you or someone you know needs to file a wrongful death lawsuit, call (405) 513-5658 today.