Photo Courtesy of Councilman Wills’ Office
Joined last Friday by D’Aja Naquai Robinson’s family, community leaders, and a host of anti-gun violence organizations, City Councilman Ruben Wills (D-Jamaica) led a street co-naming ceremony to observe the fatal 2013 shooting of the 14-year-old girl.
Robinson just left a friend’s Sweet Sixteen birthday party when she was struck down by two gang members who opened fire on the MTA bus she had been riding during their botched attempt to kill a rival. One of the two suspects arrested for her murder was tried and convicted this past spring.
“D’Aja Naquai Robinson Way” is located on Sutphin Boulevard between 125th Avenue and Rockaway Boulevard.