Man accused of shooting teen at house party appears in court

Joyce Lupiani

Man accused of shooting teen at house party appears in court

CREATED May. 21, 2013

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- The 20-year-old man accused of murdering a local teenager last year during a house party was in a Las Vegas courtroom this morning.

Police say that Demetrius Black fired the stray bullet that killed 17-year-old Betty "Jay" Pinkey.

Detectives say that physical evidence connects him with the murder weapon.

Because of a possible conflict of interest with his assigned public defender, Black's court appearance was rescheduled to May 23.

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