Homicide

2 women, girl shot dead at NYC home; police seek man they say also wounded 2nd girl, 12

  • This undated photo provided by the New York City Police Department shows Jonathon Walker.  Police said they were seeking Walker, 34, as the suspect in the predawn shootings, which left a 7-year-old dead, a 12-year-old critically injured, and their 31-year-old mother and 62-year-old grandmother dead on a suburban-style street by a park in Queens, near John F. Kennedy International Airport. (AP Photo/New York City Police Department)

    This undated photo provided by the New York City Police Department shows Jonathon Walker. Police said they were seeking Walker, 34, as the suspect in the predawn shootings, which left a 7-year-old dead, a 12-year-old critically injured, and their 31-year-old mother and 62-year-old grandmother dead on a suburban-style street by a park in Queens, near John F. Kennedy International Airport. (AP Photo/New York City Police Department)  (The Associated Press)

  • Police gather near a home located at 231-11 148th Avenue, left, Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, in the Queens borough of New York.  Police say a father shot his daughters, his girlfriend and her mother in their home and then killed himself after the shooting that left three generations of women dead and a 12-year-old critically injured. New York Police Department spokesman Steve Davis says Jonathon Walker's body was found in a car, with a gun inside, in an isolated part of Queens after Saturday's pre-dawn shootings. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

    Police gather near a home located at 231-11 148th Avenue, left, Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, in the Queens borough of New York. Police say a father shot his daughters, his girlfriend and her mother in their home and then killed himself after the shooting that left three generations of women dead and a 12-year-old critically injured. New York Police Department spokesman Steve Davis says Jonathon Walker's body was found in a car, with a gun inside, in an isolated part of Queens after Saturday's pre-dawn shootings. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)  (The Associated Press)

  • Media gather near 231-11 148th Avenue during a news conference Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, in the Queens borough of New York.  Police say a father shot his daughters, his girlfriend and her mother in their home and then killed himself after the shooting that left three generations of women dead and a 12-year-old critically injured. New York Police Department spokesman Steve Davis says Jonathon Walker's body was found in a car, with a gun inside, in an isolated part of Queens after Saturday's pre-dawn shootings.  (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

    Media gather near 231-11 148th Avenue during a news conference Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, in the Queens borough of New York. Police say a father shot his daughters, his girlfriend and her mother in their home and then killed himself after the shooting that left three generations of women dead and a 12-year-old critically injured. New York Police Department spokesman Steve Davis says Jonathon Walker's body was found in a car, with a gun inside, in an isolated part of Queens after Saturday's pre-dawn shootings. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)  (The Associated Press)

Two women and a 7-year-old girl were shot dead and a 12-year-old girl critically wounded early Saturday, police said as they sought a suspect in what they believed was a case of domestic violence.

Officers were called around 5:40 a.m. Saturday to a home on 148th Avenue, on a suburban-style block in the Springfield Gardens section of Queens.

A 62-year-old woman, a 31-year-old woman and the 7-year-old lay dead of gunshot wounds to their heads, the New York Police Department said. The 12-year old was taken to a hospital, where she was in critical condition.

Police identified Jonathon Walker, 34, as a suspect. He had fled the home in an SUV and was believed to be carrying a .45-caliber gun, investigators said.

Police didn't immediately specify how Walker and the victims were related or connected. The names of the victims were not immediately released.

A call to the home rang unanswered. City property records show it's a two-family home with two female owners. The area is near John F. Kennedy International Airport.