Updated: The police say that four people were found dead at an Upper West Side apartment this afternoon, around 1:45 p.m. According to 1010 WINS, the four victims were male: "Police said two bodies were found in a bedroom, one in the bathroom and one in a backyard. A wounded woman was also taken to the hospital. Two children have also been removed from the apartment. Police say they were unharmed."
The incident occurred in a building on Amsterdam Avenue, between 82nd and 83rd Streets. City Room reports, "It appeared that the dead man in the backyard 'may be responsible for the deaths of other three,' said Paul J. Browne, the Police Department’s chief spokesman. Officials said that the three people inside the apartment might have suffered gunshot wounds while the man in the backyard might have somehow fallen from a window of the apartment."
WABC 7 reports, "Another woman ran from the apartment, screaming. Witnesses said she leaped from one building to another to escape the carnage. She reportedly ran through a nearby assisted living home, screaming to witnesses that her mother, father and brother were shot. She said the suspect, who is known to the family, fled the scene."