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13-year-old girl reports being shot by man accusing her of throwing rocks at vehicle

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A 13-year-old girl was shot early Monday morning in Melbourne near North Wickham Rd and Fountainhead.

The girl told police that her and a group of friends were confronted by a man in a white truck accusing them of throwing rocks at his vehicle.

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She says that after an argument, the man pulled a gun and began shooting at the teens as they fled for safety.

The incident occurred around 12:09am. She was struck in the arm and treated for superficial wounds at the hospital.

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Police say they received several calls from other drivers complaining of a group of kids throwing rocks at traffic.

There’s currently no video of the incident, nor a better description of the vehicle or suspect.

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People with any information are asked to contact law enforcement.

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