Officers cleared of involved July shooting

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) -  Two Columbus Police officers are clear of criminal and internal charges related to the shooting death of Corey Bynum.

Bynum was shot and killed last July 4th.

Police say Bynum shot at Officer Heath Dawson while Dawson drove his patrol car down Cusseta Road.

Dawson as well as Officer Richard Patterson responded, and both ended up firing back at Bynum.

Investigators with the Office of Professional Standards have concluded that both officers acted appropriately.