ASU student killed at off-campus party

ASU student Jay Derby

November 23, 2009 8:50:16 PM PST
A weekend party turned deadly when a student at Appalachian State University was accidentally shot and killed.Boone police say 19-year-old Jay Derby of Matthews, NC died Sunday morning. He was one of seven people at a party at an off-campus party when officers say a muzzle-loader gun accidentally went off.

Monday evening, Boone police arrested 20-year-old Galen Elijah Ruble in connection with Derby's death.

Ruble is currently charged with involuntary manslaughter.

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