DeLand PD investigating overnight shooting
(DeLand, FL) - DeLand Police are investigating a shooting Saturday night that injured a 15-year-old girl.
Police responded to the 900 block of Sherwood Drive where a 15-year-old, identified as Armoni Faizon, had been shot, possibly multiple times. Faizon told police she was sitting on the back porch of the home when she was shot, but did not give any additional details.
The girl was transported to Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children for her injuries, which were not considered life-threatening.
Detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding the shooting, though it appears at this time it may have been accidental. Possible witnesses at the scene declined to give statements to police about what happened.
More information will be released as it becomes available.
Note: This post corrects the previous version, which had identified misidentified the gender of the victim.