DIX HILLS, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – Family and friends gathered in for the unveiling of “Scott J. Beigel Way” at Half Hollow Road and Hart Place in Suffolk County.Gov. Hochul: No Known Cases Of New COVID Variant 'Omicron' In New York
“I hate to brag but it’s a tribute to my son who was quite a young man,” said Linda Beigel Shulman, Scott’s mother. “He lived life and treated people the way he wanted to be treated, and that was really my son in a nutshell.”READ MORE: Depleted Islanders' Losing Streak Grows To 8 Games After Shutout Loss To Penguins
Scott Beigel, who was 35, grew up in Dix Hills.MORE NEWS: Booker, Suns Blast Knicks, Run Winning Streak To 15 Games
The 19-year-old former student is accused of killing Beigel and 16 other people during a school shooting in Parkland, Fla., on Feb. 14.