Ridgefield officer Jorge Romero cleared in fatal shooting

A prosecutor says a Ridgefield police officer was justified when he shot and killed an elderly man last year.



The Danbury State's Attorney issued a report clearing officer Jorge Romero in the shooting of John Valluzzo, 75.



Prosecutors say Romero killed Valluzzo last year during a domestic dispute after Valluzzo refused to put his gun down.



Valluzzo was an Army veteran and founder of the Military Museum of Southern New England in Danbury.


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