August 17, 2022

Bodybuilder billed with shooting LI moms and dads cries in court

The bodybuilder accused of capturing his dad and mom in their Prolonged Island mansion broke down in court docket Monday — immediately after acquiring a disapproving glimpse from his father.

Dino Tomassetti, 29 — who essential 3 sets of handcuffs to restrain his bulging arms — cried inside the Nassau County courtroom as he was arraigned on an indictment charging him with attempted murder, assault and gun possession in the Xmas Working day capturing of his mother and father, Rocco and Vincenza Tomassetti, inside of their Hewlett Harbor mansion.

His moms and dads had been both in the courtroom.

The accused gunman seemed at his father in the audience in the course of the proceedings, with the elder Tomassetti staring again and shaking his head at his handcuffed son.

At just one level, the suspect, who sat on the aspect of the courtroom, started crying, then rapidly composed himself but held his eyes on this father in the course of the proceedings right before Choose Terrence Murphy.

Dino Tomassetti cried inside of the Nassau County courtroom.
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Dino Tomassetti pleaded not responsible as the mother of his son also appeared on.

“A vacation early morning typically marked by peace and joy was shattered when Dino Tomassetti allegedly entered his parents’ house on Xmas Day, commenced arguing with his loved ones, and shot them both,” Nassau County District Lawyer Anne Donnelly reported in a statement immediately after the arraignment.

“The defendant allegedly fled the scene and was apprehended later that day in New Jersey,” Donnelly mentioned. “The victims have manufactured impressive strides in their restoration and are fortunate to be alive nowadays.”

Dino Tomassetti, 29 is walked out of the Nassau County Police Headquarters in Mineola, NY
Dino Tomassetti essential 3 sets of handcuffs to restrain his bulging arms.
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Rocco and Vincenza Tomassetti were being shot and wounded on Xmas early morning, Dec. 25, 2021.
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Outside the courthouse, protection attorney William Petrillo insisted that his client’s moms and dads had been “100 per cent behind” their son.

“I imagine any individual wanting at him nowadays could see even with the mask on that it was just a really psychological working day for him as very well as his spouse and children,” Petrillo explained. “I feel you would see tears in all of their eyes and just heartfelt thoughts back again and forth for most people.”

Petrillo would not say if his client’s mothers and fathers are paying out for his defense.

Law enforcement mentioned Dino Tomassetti allegedly flipped out when his moms and dads refused to permit him acquire his 2-12 months-aged son with him when he remaining the property.

He is accused of capturing equally his mother and father, then pistol-whipping his father when he ran out of bullets, in accordance to law enforcement.

Vincenza Marsicano-Tomassetti and Rocco Tomassetti, along with the mother of Dino's baby, Clarissa Perez are seen at Nassau County Court House in Mineola, NY on February 7, 2022
Vincenza and Rocco Tomassetti, alongside with the mother of Dino’s infant, Klarisa Perez, are observed at Nassau County Court docket Dwelling on February 7, 2022.
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The parents of Dino Tomassetti, Vincenza Marsicano-Tomassetti and Rocco Tomassetti,
Dino Tomassetti looked back again at his father, Rocco Tomassetti, in the audience throughout the proceedings.
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The parents of Dino Tomassetti, Vincenza Marsicano-Tomassetti and Rocco Tomassetti
Dino Tomassetti shot his mother and father, Rocco and Vincenza Tomassetti, inside of their Hewlett Harbor mansion.
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Dino Tomassetti leaving the developing as officers supervise.
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The parents of Dino Tomassetti, Vincenza Marsicano-Tomassetti and Rocco Tomassetti, along with the mother of Dino's baby, Clarissa Perez
Dino Tomassetti is pictured walking in line to load the bus.
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Both of those victims have been handled at a neighborhood healthcare facility and released.

The assault happened in front of the toddler and his mother, Klarisa Perez, authorities have reported.

Dino Tomassetti fled the mansion and drove to New Jersey, wherever he was sooner or later arrested and transported again to Nassau County to confront the fees.

He has been held without the need of bail considering that his arraignment.

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Dino Tomassetti was arraigned on an indictment charging him with tried murder, assault and gun possession.
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Rocco and Vincenza Tomassetti were being present in the courtroom.
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The hulking bodybuilder labored as a own trainer at Retro Physical fitness in Queens.

In all, he faces nine counts in the indictment, including endangering the welfare of a little one and very first- and 2nd-diploma assault.