In a frightening Christmas morning incident, a Long Island man is suspected of killing his parents and attempting to forcibly remove his 1-year-old child from their house during a custody struggle with the boy's mother.

According to cops and court documents, Dino Tomassetti, 29, is being jailed without bail on two counts of attempted murder resulting from a "verbal argument" that developed into the Christmas Day assault.

Tomassetti began arguing with his parents, Vincenza Marsicano-Tomassetti, 64, and Rocco Tomassetti, 65, at their $3.2 million house in Hewlett Harbor, at approximately 10 a.m. Saturday, according to police.

Nassau County Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder detailed via NBC New York what allegedly occurred inside the walls of Tomassetti's parents' Hewlett Harbor estate on Dec. 25. According to detectives, the 29-year-old was attempting to remove his child from his parents' home forcibly.

"He wanted to take the child away from the parents and the natural mother, which he did not have custody to," Ryder said.

According to authorities, when his parents refused, Tomassetti allegedly pulled out a gun and shot his 64-year-old mother in the head and his 65-year-old father in the back and wrist.

Tomassetti repeatedly punched his father in the head after his gun ran out of bullets, Ryder added.

Ryder, per The New York Post, said Tomassetti was not licensed to own a gun in Nassau County. Tomassetti had no prior arrests.

According to authorities, the attack happened in front of the 1-year-old, who was in the room at the time. Police added the child was unharmed. Neither was the mother, who was also present.

Tomassetti fled, but authorities tracked him down in Mahwah, New Jersey, and officials arrested him on Sunday.

Responders took the parents to the hospital after the incident, but they were already released and expected to survive. His mother has custody of the child.

As cops brought him from the Nassau County Police Department to a car ahead of his arraignment, Tomassetti kept his head down and refused to answer reporters' inquiries, dressed in a black hoodie and blue face mask.

Judge Lisa Petrocelli of Nassau County imposed protective orders for Tomassetti's parents, his infant son, and his boy's mother in court.

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