HEWLETT HARBOR, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A mother and father were allegedly shot by their adult son Christmas morning on Long Island, sources said.
Neighbors in the quiet, affluent community of Hewlett Harbor were in disbelief over the double shooting, CBS2’s Kiran Dhillon reported.READ MORE: New Jersey Announces COVID Vaccine And Booster Mandate For Health Care Workers And High-Risk Settings
Sources said police answered a call around 10 a.m. about a disturbance at a home on Seawane Drive. Officers arrived and found two residents shot.
Sources tell us a 29 year old son shot both his parents on Christmas morning in quiet affluent Hewlett Harbor, Long Island @CBSNewYork Neighbors are in disbelief #longisland #ny #newyork #hewlett #hewlettharbor
— Kiran Dhillon (@KiranDhillonTV) December 26, 2021
A 64-year-old woman was shot in the head. A 65-year-old man was shot in the back. Both were conscious and alert as they were taken to the hospital.
Neighbors and property records showed the home was purchased by Rocco and Vincenza Tomassetti.READ MORE: Biden Administration To Give Out 400 Million Free N95 Masks
He remained in custody Saturday night and charges were pending.
Several people seen leaving the home told CBS2 they had no comment.MORE NEWS: Timeline: Snow Expected To Blanket The Tri-State Area Thursday Morning
CBS2’s Kiran Dhillon contributed to this report. Editor’s note: This story was first published Dec. 25.