LAUDERDALE LAKES, FL-Our Miami, FL negligent security lawyers know the importance of maintaining adequate security at nightclubs and other business establishments in order to protect patrons from becoming victims of violent crime. Early Sunday a young man was shot and killed in the parking lot of a Lauderdale Lakes nightclub after being involved in an altercation. This was one of two fatal shootings that occurred in as many days outside of a Lauderdale Lakes nightclub.
19-year-old Guerbens Joseph was with a group of friends late Saturday night at the Labadee Night Club. The club was hosting its teen night that evening. At about 1:30 a.m. Joseph and his friends became involved in an altercation with another group of teens, which resulted in his being shot and pronounced dead on the scene. The shooter has yet to be identified and no arrests have been made. Detectives continue their investigation.
29-year-old Marquel McCormes was pronounced dead early Saturday morning at Florida Medical Center, about an hour after he was shot. McCormes went to FME Club with a group of friends that evening. He left the club at about 4 a.m. and proceeded to drop off his friends. Sometime after this, McCormes was fatally shot. Detectives continue to investigate, but do not believe the two shootings were related.
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