The New York Police Department has identified a 14-year-old girl who was shot and killed while on board a New York City bus. A search for the shooter is under way.

Police say Daja Robinson was shot in the head while on the Q6 bus in the southeastern part of Jamaica, Queens, around 9 p.m. Saturday.

A police spokesman says the shooter was outside the bus on Sutphin Boulevard.

Robinson was taken to Jamaica Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

The circumstances around the shooting were unknown.

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Neighborhood residents were dismayed.

---- AP