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Long Island Street Named in Honor of Girl Killed by Stray Bullet

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    'Where Are You Safe?' 12-Year-Old Girl Killed by Stray Bullet in Home Mourned at Funeral

    Mourners attending the funeral of a 12-year-old girl shot through the window of her Long Island home said Friday that her death was senseless and they hope her killer is brought to justice. Greg Cergol has more. (Published Friday, Oct. 23, 2015)

     

    Officials in a Long Island town have named a street block after a 12-year-old girl killed by a stray bullet that came through her home's window.

     

    Dejah Joyner's family joined elected officials on Wednesday for the designation of Dejah Joyner Street.

    Long Island Community Looks for Answers to Gun Violence After Shooting Death of 12-Year-Old Girl

    [NY] Long Island Community Looks for Answers to Gun Violence After Shooting Death of 12-Year-Old Girl
    Days after a 12-year-old Long Island shooting victim was laid to rest, her village's mayor says changes are underway to prevent another child from being killed from stray gunfire. Greg Cergol reports.
    (Published Monday, Oct. 26, 2015)

    Dejah died Oct. 17, a day after she was shot in the head when a bullet pierced through a plate-glass window at her family's Hempstead home. Police have made no arrests.

    A $75,000 reward has been offered for information that leads to an arrest.

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