Family asked to remove shooting victim's memorial from Tulsa park

By: Jackie DelPilar

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TULSA, Okla. - Quick Facts:

  • Chantel Mack was one of two people killed in a shooting at Crawford Park in July.
  • Her family created a memorial for her at the park.
  • City officials asked the family to remove the memorial because it was blocking lawn maintenance crews.

A memorial at a Tulsa park honoring the life of a shooting victim is gone.

Family members of Chantel Mack put up the makeshift memorial in Crawford Park after she was killed in a July shooting.

Mack and Michael Daniels were shot to death at the park during a community softball game.

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The Tulsa Parks Department asked the family to take down the memorial because it was in the way of lawn maintenance crews. The memorial items were gathered in a box for the family to collect.

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City officials said there are no policies in place for memorials at parks. They said they will look to other cities for guidance on how to handle similar situations.


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