Broken Gate Part of Security Concerns in $2.66M Verdict (FL)

Leroy McDonald was killed by burglars in what was supposed to be a safe, gated community.  The 33-year-old father of five was shot while checking up on his cousin’s home in the Briar Oak community in Orange Park, a Jacksonville suburb.  The community advertised itself as secure — but those in charge let a broken security gate languish despite growing concerns about crime, McDonald’s family’s lawyers argued in a Clay Circuit Court lawsuit against the property manager and homeowners association.   Read the article…………..