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Members of northeast Ohio's Amish community together on Saturday night to mourn the death of fifteen year old Rachel Yoder -- support for grieving family.
Just total total disbelief shock.
I had just couldn't believe that thought somebody was I thought it was a joke if they were not.
Just initially believed that -- -- suffered a head injury while on her way home from a Christmas party for employees that are -- shot.
The girl was discovered on the ground near her -- Thursday night at the family -- in Fredericksburg.
But when she was flown to a hospital in Akron doctors discover the teenager had been shot in the head.
Authorities say the girls -- -- instinctively galloped home after the shooting and authorities traced a trail of blood from the -- farm back -- Holmes county salt creek township.
Specifically the intersection of county road 229.
And township road 614.
To think that somebody would do something like that to -- -- -- a little young lady you know.
Mean she didn't.
Didn't have a care in the world you know -- to anybody.
There -- several theories about the shooting including the possibility that the Amish but he was targeted.
Or that Rachel was accidentally shot by a -- -- somebody.
-- little weapon callable from -- were harming yourself and like.
The family's grief has compounded by the fact that Rachel's mother fifty general marry -- -- was killed in September when the -- she was riding in was hit by a flatbed truck.
Well it's it's terribly difficult it is.
The impact -- the -- is just.
It is that the fundamental boy I mean the -- never go away the death of originally Gilbert is being investigated as a homicide that investigators say they're simply not sure if it was an accident or not.
Anyone -- can shed light on what happened -- asked to call the sheriff's department in Holmes county were -- count.
Jack Shea Fox -- News in Fredericksburg.
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