PAWKIPSY, N.Y. (WABC) — A father visiting his child for a family college weekend was shot and killed at a hotel in Poughkeepsie, and police say suspects known to police are in custody.

Officers arrested two men at the Courtyard Marriot near Marist College after four shots were fired Sunday morning.

The Poughkeepsie Police Department says both men have gang ties and are known to law enforcement.

They say the victim was not related to the two men.

During a search of the hotel, authorities say they found bomb-making instructions and explosives-making materials in one of the rooms.

Marist College released a statement saying:

“Our deepest condolences go out to the family and we offer the full support of the Marist community.”

There is no word yet on the motive for the shooting. Several agencies in Dutchess County are investigating.

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