New York police said multiple family members, including children, were shot early Sunday morning at a home in Newburgh County.
Newburgh Police Department said the home invasion occurred at about 8 a.m. and is being suspected it was a targeted attack.
The incident was reported by several witnesses who heard gunshots.
Three people died in the incident, including two adults believed to be in their late 20s and a 10-year-old boy.
Another 3-year-old boy who was also shot remains hospitalized in serious condition.
Authorities said a fifth person, believed to be a child of an undisclosed age, was also in the home at the time of the invasion but was not injured in the shooting.
Authorities took a person of interest who knew the family into custody. However, no charges have been filed.