UPDATE | 14-year-old girl shot near Fountain Square

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INDIANAPOLIS (May 17, 2014) –  The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department is investigating after a 14-year-old girl was shot near Fountain Square Saturday night.

Officers were called to the area of State Street and Woodlawn Avenue just before 9:45 p.m. on reports of a person shot.  When they arrived, they found the girl, who had been shot in the lower back.  She was awake and breathing and was transported to Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health.

Police arrested 18-year-old Demetrius Jackson in connection with the shooting.

FOX59 will update the story as more information becomes available.