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Mahwah NJ, the man who allegedly shot his parents at their Long Island mansion Christmas morning and was apprehended in Mahwah was identified Sunday as a 29-year-old bodybuilder from Brooklyn.
Body builder Dino Tomassetti is accused of shooting his 65-year-old father in the back and 64-year-old mother in the head at their Hewlett Harbor home just after 10 a.m. Saturday, according to Nassau County Police.
Both victims identified by law enforcement as Rocco and Vincenza Tomassetti were rushed to the hospital and had to undergo surgery for their wounds. The father was said to be in more serious condition. The couple is expected to survive .
Dino Tomassetti fled to New Jersey in a Cadillac Escalade after the shootings, where his vehicle was tracked through GPS by the New York State Police, who contacted the Mahwah Police Department for help when the suspect reached that area, sources said. Authorities nabbed Dino without incident just after 2 p.m. No world as to why he fled to Mahwah .
He will remain in custody in Bergen County, charged as a fugitive from justice, pending his extradition to Nassau County.