A mother accused of murder and attempted murder will face additional charges in a shooting incident that occurred on Mother’s Day in Tustin Ranch. Annamaria Gana reportedly fired a gun toward her bedroom ceiling. Her husband and teenage son then entered the room. Gana subsequently fired at her husband hitting him in the chest. She then shot her teenage son in the arm as he was running away. He ran outside and managed to call police. Her youngest son, who is 9 years old manage to wrestle the gun away from his mother. The father of the two boys was found dead inside the home. Gana is facing an additional attempted murder charge and special circumstances murder allegedly because she was lying in wait for her husband. Enhancements were also added, one for personal discharge of a firearm causing death and shooting a gun causing great bodily injury. She could be facing life in prison without the possibility of parole. It is possible that the woman suffered from mental health issues and had recently had her medication changes.
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