MELBOURNE, Fla. - Police say a 14-year-old girl was shot and wounded Thursday afternoon at a South Melbourne apartment complex, Local 6 news partner Florida Today reports.
The incident occurred in at 3000 Monroe St., south of E University Boulevard, just before 3 p.m.
The girl was outside an apartment in a courtyard area when she was shot in the back by an unknown person, Melbourne Police Sgt. Sheridan Shelley said. She was treated at the scene for the grazing wound and then she and her mother left, police said.
"Neither wants to pursue anything," Shelley told Florida Today. "They left the scene without giving us any information."
Neighbors said several shots were fired and police said there were no other injuries and no arrests.