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Tyrese Gibson is gonna act like the innocent man he's always been.

Miami prosecutors have dropped a felony citation against the "How You Gonna Act Like That" crooner for allegedly leaving the scene of an accident last month. The move came after his lawyers presented photos and other evidence showing Tyrese did nothing wrong.

"They will take no further action," the 31-year-old R&B star's attorney, Jayne Weintraub, tells E! News.

Gibson's accident occurred on Jan. 4. The woman he hit, Sheena McCleary, claimed she suffered injuries and cops were called to the scene for a routine investigation and the usual exchange of insurance info.

However, officers subsequently slapped felony citations on both motorists for "leaving the scene on public or private property" where an injury occurred when the two strangers shared a taxi afterward.

According to the singer's attorney, the citations should never have been issued in the first place and was the result of a police mix-up.

"I gave them a whole packet that showed the pictures at the scene," Weintraub says, noting paparazzi photos clearly depicted Tyrese being present with officers.

"[Tyrese] complied with every request police made. In Florida you have certain requirements before police let you go...but what happened was there was a shift change right in the middle of the accident and cop A didn't know what cop B was doing," Weintraub adds.

District attorney spokeswoman Terry Chavez says prosecutors consider the matter closed.

"There was absolutely no evidence. They stayed at the scene.  They got their traffic tickets, and that was that," she tells E! News. "We just feel they complied with the requirements of the statute and...we could find no crime that was committed."


Tyrese may be a law-abiding celeb, but some of his fellow stars can't avoid the legal system. Check out our Court Appearances photo gallery.

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