There people were murdered and a fourth was assaulted in a Hempstead home early Saturday morning, Nassau County police said.
The victims, whose identities were not immediately available, were found in a residence on Perry Street, police said. Three of the victims were pronounced dead at the scene and the surviving victim is being treated.
The victims were all women, suffered blunt force trauma and authorities are searching for a person of interest, police told reporters. No other details were immediately released.
Homicide Squad detectives are continuing the investigation.