Menlo Park officers cleared in fatal shooting


The three Menlo Park police officers who shot and killed a fleeing burglary suspect on Nov. 11 used justifiable force, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office.

The DA's office concluded that the man who was killed, 52-year-old Jerry Lee Matheny, had a gun and pointed it at officers. Investigators, however, said they were unable to determine whether he had fired it.

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