Toddler still in critical condition after triple homicidePosted: Updated:
A 3-year-old boy is clinging to life after being shot multiple times in a home invasion that killed three of his family members the Town of Newburgh.
Newburgh town police say the little boy is in critical but stable condition.
He is currently being treated at the Westchester Medical Center.
The boy lost his parents and an older brother in a violent attack in their home.
Police say Kaliek Goode-Ford, 30, of Newburgh, is believed to be the only shooter in Sunday morning's triple homicide.
Goode-Ford was led into Newburgh town court Monday in chains where he pleaded not guilty to the murders of 27-year-old Jimmy Crisantos, 26-year-old Shatavia Crisantos and 9-year-old Giovanni Tambino, who is Shatavia's child from a previous relationship.
A third child was also in the home on Route 300 when the deadly home invasion took place, but thankfully that child was unharmed.
Investigators say Goode-Ford and the victims knew each other, but they're not saying how. They say this was not a random act of violence.
So far, police have not released a motive and are combing the Hudson River for the gun used.
They say Goode-Ford, who previously faced a felony weapons charge in 2016, had a relationship with the victims. He pleaded not guilty in their deaths.
Goode-Ford is expected to be indicted for murder by a grand jury on Friday. He's being held in Orange County Jail without bail.