“I heard three gunshots and a scream,” said a neighbor who lived near the park but did not want to use his name.
Another neighbor also heard gunshots, sirens, and a police dog barking. Salem Police said they found a gun that appeared to belong to Ford. The Oregon State Police are now investigating.
“I’m not laying down on this,” wrote her aunt, Marci, on Facebook. “My neice is going to get her justice.”
A spokesman for Salem Police declined to elaborate on the shooting while the state investigates what happened, which is routine.