Officers cleared of wrongdoing in shooting Cushing teen

Posted on: 3:48 pm, January 31, 2013, by and

Cushing officers cleared teen shooting

CUSHING, Okla. – Two Cushing police officers have been cleared in the shooting of a teenager earlier month.

The officers responded to disturbance call in the parking lot of a gym and chiropractor’s clinic back on Jan. 10.

They said a teenager refused to follow their orders.

Officers said they told him to drop the handgun he had and when he pointed the gun at them, they fired.

Payne County district attorney tom lee says the shooting was justified.