Man arrested for murder of girl at house party in 2012
Las Vegas, NV (KTNV ) -- An arrest has finally been made in the murder of a 17-year-old girl named Betty "Jay" Pinkney on Jan. 15, 2012.
Demetrius Black, 20, has been arrested for the fatal shooting that took place during a house party in the northeast part of the Valley.
The shooting also wounded 32-year-old Karen Sinatra.
According to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, two men were arguing outside a house on Tattersall Place during a party. The argument ended in gunfire.
Neighbors reported hearing more than a dozen gunshots at the time. Bullets pierced the walls of the house, hitting Pinkney and Sinatra.
Black has been in jail since last March on unrelated robbery charges. He was rebooked shortly before 8 a.m. Wednesday morning for the murder of Pinkney.