Various sources are pointing the finger at Columbus Short, who stars as Harrison Wright on hit television show, Scandal. According to reports, Short was involved in a bar fight which lead to another man going to the Emergency Room.
TMZ claims police are now conducting a criminal investigation in Los Angeles. The website says Short was kicking back a few at Gabe's Bar and Grill in L.A. on March 15 at around 10:45 PM to celebrate his own engagement when he got into a severe argument with another man. The men apparently were involved in a physical altercation and Columbus allegedly punched the man in the nose.
An eyewitness tells TMZ Columbus then came up from behind and sucker punched the guy. The eyewitness says the man's nose was broken and he was rendered unconscious for several minutes.
We're told Columbus quickly left the bar.
An ambulance came and took the 37-year-old man to a nearby hospital.
Authorities are in the middle of investigation in the battery case.