New York shooting suspect indicted for allegedly murdering friend at LIRR train station
An Arizona man was charged with homicide after allegedly shooting and killing a friend on the Long Island Railroad in New York in February 2022.
Suffolk County District Attorney Raymond A. Tierney introduced the indictment of Nicholas D’Agostino, 20, who’s accused of murdering 20-year-old Yusef Staine in an execution-style shooting.
D’Agostino faces costs of second-degree murder and second-degree legal possession of a weapon.
Investigators declare on Feb. 13, 2022, D’Agostino traveled from Arizona and arrived in Wyandanch to go to Staine. Two days later, the 2 males, together with two others, took the train into New York City from Wyandanch.
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D’Agostino and Staine returned to Suffolk County through the early morning hours the subsequent day, and surveillance footage supplied by the Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) Police confirmed the 2 missed their cease at Wyandanch.
Once the train stopped in Ronkonkoma, the 2 males exited the train and caught the subsequent one heading west, again to Wyandanch.
While getting onto the westbound train, the DA’s workplace stated in a press launch, D’Agostino walked behind Staine and shot him as soon as behind the top. Stain collapsed to the bottom, the DA stated, earlier than D’Agostino shot him as soon as extra within the torso.
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After the shooting, investigators discovered D’Agostino fled the train station. Suffolk County Police collected further surveillance video that allowed the division to trace D’Agostino’s actions main as much as, throughout, and following the shooting.
Investigators additionally used cellular phone knowledge to trace D’Agostino’s actions.
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After a year-long investigation, Suffolk County Police Department detectives arrested D’Agostino on May 18, 2023, in Yonkers, New York, and the subsequent day, he was arraigned in Suffolk County by Acting Supreme Court Justice Steven A. Pilewski.
Judge Pilewski ordered D’Agostino be held with out bail. If convicted, he faces as much as 25 years to life in jail on the depend of homicide.
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“The defendant allegedly executed someone who considered him a friend. This defendant thought he could get away with it because he was wearing a mask and then fled Suffolk County, but he was clearly wrong,” Tierney stated. “Due to the great investigative work done by our Suffolk County prosecutors, investigators, and police, we were able to determine the defendant’s identity and charge him with this brutal murder. Let it be clear – if you seek to harm our citizens here in Suffolk, you may run, but you cannot hide, because we will continue to pursue you until you are held responsible for your crimes.”