3 dead, 1 critically hurt in apparent home-invasion shooting in Orange County; children among victims

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January 26, 2020 - 1:01 pm
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NEWBURGH, N.Y. (1010 WINS) – Three people were shot and killed and another person was seriously wounded in what was reportedly a home-invasion shooting in Orange County on Sunday morning.

The circumstances surrounding the shooting aren’t known, but authorities said the break-in happened at a home on Route 300 in the Chadwick Lake Park area of Newburgh shortly before 8 a.m., News 12 reported.

Several people were shot, leaving three of them dead and a fourth person critically wounded, according to WABC, which cited comments from the town supervisor.

Two of those killed are believed to be in their late 20s and a third victim is believed to be a 10-year-old boy.

A 3-year-old boy was seriously wounded but survived, while a fifth person—also said to be a child—was inside the home but not harmed.

A person of interest is in custody, according to WABC. Authorities said there is no threat to the community.

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