3 homicide victims found in Hempstead home, cops say

Nassau and Hempstead police investigate the scene of a homicide in Hempstead N.Y. on Saturday Aug. 12 2017. Police on Long Island are searching or a

3 people die, 1 left injured in assault at Long Island home

Three people have been killed following an assault inside a Long Island home early Saturday, police said.

The victims, whose identities were not immediately available, were found in a residence on Perry Street, police said.

They found a chaotic scene with three women dead - they were identified as a 58-year-old, a 28-year-old and a third woman whose age was not known. Lt. Richard LeBrun of Nassau County Police, who held a news conference at the homicide scene shortly after 10 a.m. Saturday. The victims are a mother, her daughter, and a family friend. According to the parents of one of the victims, the incident unfolded at about 3 a.m., as two women were visiting a friend at the home. The other woman who was visiting was injured but managed to escape and hide in a neighboring backyard until help could arrive.

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