Kevin McClinton Arrested in S.C. for Shooting Death of D’aja Robinson on Queens Bus

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Kevin McClinton Arrested in S.C. for Shooting Death of D’aja Robinson on Queens Bus (Photo credit: NYPD)

Kevin McClinton, who is accused of killing D’aja Robinson as she sat on a Queens bus, was arrested in a small town near Columbia, S.C.  McClinton, 21, was arrested by a team of officers with the New York Police Department and the U.S. Marshal’s Regional Fugitive Task Force

D’aja Robinson, 14, was hit by a stray bullet as she sat on the bus on her way home from a Sweet 16 birthday party. Police said McClinton was aiming at another teenage girl when he fired several shots into the bus, one hitting D’aja Robinson in the head.

The NY Daily News reports Kevin McClinton is a member of the Snow gang, and the intended target was friendly with members of a rival street crew, EBK. The unidentified teenage girl had made derogatory statements about McClinton’s gang, the newspaper reports.

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 Kevin McClinton Arrested in S.C. for Shooting Death of Daja Robinson on Queens Bus
Janet Shan is a freelance journalist and managing editor of the Hinterland Gazette, who is working on her first novel, a mystery based in the hills on Montego Bay.