A 23-year-old Granite City man is charged in the shooting death of another man early Sunday morning. Investigators believe Caleb R. Bailey, of the first block of Victory Drive, shot 43-year-old Travis Mayes of Pontoon Beach with a .357 handgun. Bailey is charged with three counts of First Degree Murder.
A Madison County Sheriff’s Deputy initially responded to the report of a motorcyclist involved accident in the 4700 block of Nameoki Road at 3:43am Sunday and contacted Illinois State Police. State Police Lieutenant David Bivens says the two knew each other, but would not comment further on a possible motive.
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Bailey was located at his residence after the shooting and taken into custody to the Madison County Jail. He is being held on $2-million bond.