Caleb R. BaileyA 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.

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