Guerino Annarumma, a 54-year-old Long Island City resident pleaded guilty to manslaughter for shooting his stepdaughter and critically wounding his estranged wife in Dec. 2011 in the Astoria residence they once shared.
According to Queens District Attorney Richard Brown, the assaults took place on the day Annarumma and his wife’s divorce trial was scheduled to begin in Supreme Court.
According to the criminal charges and statements the defendant made to police, Annarumma rented a car with New Jersey plates on the morning of Dec. 5, 2011 and drove to the 38th Street residence in Astoria where he waited for his wife, Olga.
When she stepped out to walk her dog, the defendant confronted her and threw her to the ground. He then knocked on the door and when Olga’s daughter Valeria Kuzmina opened the door and shot both women. He abandoned the victims and disposed of the gun.
He will appear in court in December and will be sentenced to 30 years in prison.