WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - One person has been arrested and charged with carjacking and shooting a 16-year-old girl.
West Palm Beach police say that on Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014, at approximately 4:26 p.m, they were called to a shooting in the 2500-block of North Australian Avenue.
Police say that the victim suffered a single gunshot wound to the abdomen.
The victim, according to officers, was transported by ambulance to a nearby hospital and survived.
Investigators say that the shooting took place near the 3800-block of Windsor Avenue, and appears to have been a carjacking, although the parties involved are acquaintances.
Police arrested a teen suspect whom they say was positively identified as the shooter.
The suspect, according to police, surrendered at headquarters and was transported to the Juvenile Assessment Center.