A former cop was charged with murder on Sunday afterhe allegedly shot his wife 10 times in front of their two young children as they watched in horror Saturday morning, prosecutors said.
Kevin Canty, 43, shot his wife, Jessica, 40, once in the stomach, twice in her right arm, three times in her chest and four times in her right armpit at their 104th Street home in Ozone Park, Queens, according to prosecutors.
The maniacal former cop confessed to police and said he was distraught because his wife was cheating on him.
“I’m sorry,” Canty said, according to court documents. “I love my wife but she was cheating on me and she’s a whore.”
After the fatal shooting, a neighbor saw the couple’s terrified children, a 4-year-old girl and an 8-year-old boy, run from the house toward a nearby deli screaming, “Daddy shot Mommy!”