3 Family Members Shot and Killed in New York Alleged Home Invasion

Multiple Family Members, Including Children, Shot at Home in Newburgh County, New York


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.