Onalaska teen charged with attempted intentional homicide headed to trial

LA CROSSE (WKBT) — The Onalaska teenager charged with attempted homicide and armed burglary is headed to trial.

17-year-old Austin Bailey is accused of breaking into a 15-year-old girl’s home and trying to strangle her while she was asleep.

According to the criminal complaint, the victim woke up when Bailey tried to stab her.

He ran from the scene. When Onalaska Police found Bailey, they say he asked officers to shoot him.

Bailey is being held on $50,000 cash bond.

He returns to court Tuesday.