05/20/2013 05:15 pm ET Updated Jul 20, 2013

Gunman Who Killed Queens Teen Opened Fire on Bus to Show Off, Sources Say


QUEENS -- The gunman who unleashed a hail of bullets into a city bus over the weekend, killing 14-year-old D'aja (Asia) Robinson, was just trying to show off and scare people, police sources said as grieving friends and love ones decried the "senseless" act of violence.

According to the sources, the gunman who strafed the bus with at least 9 bullets opened fire randomly because there was no evidence of fights with bystanders on the bus or in the street or gang affiliations that could have sparked the fusillade.

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