The suspect – a 24-year-old man who is also considered homeless by investigators – is in custody, said New York Police Detective Annette Shelton.
Investigators believe the victims, found early Saturday in at least three locations in or near Lower Manhattan while they were sleeping, were hit by a metal object.
Police searched the scene on Saturday morning. Details of what led to the attacks were not immediately available.
The brutal discovery began around 2 a.m. when the body of a man and a wounded 49-year-old man were found in a building in the Chinatown neighborhood of Manhattan,
A wounded man was taken to a hospital in Manhattan in a critical condition, Shelton said .
Three dead men were found later Saturday morning along Broadway ̵