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Morrisettie Legget arraigned on murder charge out of Mercer County

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A man arrested for murder in a case that happened outside of a nightclub in Mercer County early Sunday morning, was arraigned on Monday, Dec. 9.

 Morrisettie Legget of Bluefield has been arrested on first-degree murder charges.  He was arraigned in front of Judge Swope.  His bond was set at $50,000.

Deputies said that the victim, David Robert Bailey, 35, was shot and killed at around 3:30 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 9.  It happened at Club Maximus on Courthouse Road outside of the Princeton city limits.

Bailey was shot multiple times.  When members of the Princeton Rescue Squad arrived, people were performing CPR.  Some suspects and witnesses were interviewed at the scene, according to deputies.


Mercer County dispatchers tell 59News that a man was killed outside of a club outside of Princeton city limits around 3 a.m.

59News has learned that one person has been taken into custody.

Stay with 59News for the latest on this developing story.