Shots fired at Terry Bailey’s house

Police are investigating an incident where shots were fired at the house of Racing Victoria’s chief steward Terry Bailey.

It is believed Bailey and his family were out the back of their home in Templestowe when the shots were fired on Sunday evening at 9:20pm.

Victoria Police confirmed a shooting had occurred in Templestowe, with four people at the residence. Nobody was hurt but police spent Sunday night and Monday morning investigating the incident.

Racing Victoria Chief executive Bernard Saundry conformed that it was Bailey;s house which had been targetted.

“Racing Victoria can confirm an incident overnight in which shots were fired into the family home of Chairman of Stewards Terry Bailey. Terry and his family were home at the time but no injuries were sustained,” Saundry said.

“Victoria Police are investigating the incident and we will afford them whatever support is necessary to ensure that the people responsible for this disgraceful act are brought to justice.

“The welfare of Terry and his family remains our number one priority and we ask that their privacy be respected at this distressing time.”