According to Convent House, 21-year-old Dejuan Paul, 18-year-old Joshua Simmons and 18-year-old Nicholas Polgowski all lived at the house before Saturday's violent robbery.
There is no evidence that weapons were used in this case, police said.
'If you look at the video, it seems evident they were attacked from behind, they didn't see it coming and they did not fight back. The organization has been holding a national religious conference in New Orleans.
The attack was caught on video, which was shared with media outlets.
Video shows the suspects approach the victims from behind, before one of the men is placed in a chokehold and the other is punched in the face.
Curran eventually finds his glasses on the sidewalk and crawls to Byrne and appears to try to talk to him as two other people walk up to the men to offer assistance, with one taking out his cellphone, apparently to call 911.