Two charged with assault in Lexington

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James Thomas Bailey (left) and Freddy David Bailey. (Mugshots courtesy: Davidson County Sheriff's Office)

DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — Two men were arrested this week in connection with an attack on a Lexington man. 

Deputies said they responded to reports of a shooting at 1063 Old Highway 109 in Lexington on June 26 to find that the victim had been attacked, but not shot. 

The victim, who was not identified, had a broken nose and suffered injuries to his lower extremities and torso, deputies said. 

Deputies said there were three attackers.  The victim identified two of the suspects as James Thomas Bailey, 38, and Freddy David Bailey, 60, both of Troy. 

Warrants were obtained for the two suspects on June 29.  They were both arrested by authorities in Randolph County on Monday. 

The suspects were transferred to the Davidson County Jail on Tuesday.

James Bailey is being held under a $100,000 secured bond on charges of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury, and breaking-and-entering. 

Freddy Bailey is being held under a $20,000 secured bond on charges of assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury and breaking-and-entering. 

Both suspects have an initial court appearance scheduled for Monday. 

The third suspect was not identified.  No other details were provided.