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Report: Ridgefield Officer Remains On Paid Leave After Fatal Shooting

The investigation continues into the shooting death of a  Ridgefield man by a town police officer,
The investigation continues into the shooting death of a Ridgefield man by a town police officer, Photo Credit: File Photo

RIDGEFIELD, Conn. -- The Ridgefield police officer who shot and killed a town resident during a reported domestic dispute at the man's home on Ridgebury Road in May continues to be on paid leave while the State Police investigate, The Connecticut Post reported Friday.

The victim was Ridgefield resident John Valluzzo, 75, who founded the Military Museum of Southern New England in Danbury. The officer involved was seven-year veteran Officer Jorge Romero.

Read the full story here at the Connecticut Post's website.

Read more about the Valluzzo's death here and here in The Daily Voice . The medical examiner ruled he died of multiple gunshot wounds. Read about it here in The Daily Voice.

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