Greenfield man found guilty of attempted murder in April shooting


A Greenfield man has been found guilty of shooting a 33-year-old woman in the head at a Town of Greenfield trailer park in April 2018.

A jury found Stephen Lerario guilty Friday of attempted murder in the second degree, first-degree assault, third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, and fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon.

Witnesses at the scene of the shooting at 353 Grange Road in April described hearing loud banging noises inside a trailer followed by a gunshot. Neighbors believe Lerario and the victim, Katie Gilbert, 33, were in a relationship.

Gilbert was taken to Albany Medical Center.

Lerario will be sentenced on May 3. He faces 25 years to life in prison.

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