James Scott cleared in fatal shooting of Matthew Lofaro in Milford

Prosecutors have cleared a state trooper in the deadly shooting of a robbery suspect. It happened at a gas station in Milford last October.

MILFORD - Prosecutors have cleared a state trooper in the deadly shooting of a robbery suspect.

It happened at a gas station in Milford last October.

Trooper James Scott shot Matthew Lofaro, 28, during what police say was an attempted robbery.

The report says Lofaro was drunk and carrying a sword.

Police say he was ordered to drop his weapon, but refused. 

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