La Grange murder victim has Henry County ties

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By The Staff

La Grange Police responded to a 911 call Sunday night where a shooting was reported that left one man dead. Police received the call around 9:24 p.m. and upon arrival at Creekside Apartments in La Grange found a white male, James E. Bailey, 33, dead at the scene.

LGPD and the Oldham County Police Department are conducting a joint investigation of the homicide. An autopsy was scheduled for Monday morning and the department could not release further details, as the case is still under investigation.

Creekside Apartments are located off Ky. 53 and Yager Avenue in La Grange.

Bailey, a former Henry County resident, was the son of Kathy Singleton of New Castle and Steve Bailey of Russell Springs.