columbus short arrest warrant issued getty 'Scandal' star Columbus Short turns himself in after arrest warrant issued“Scandal” star Columbus Short was involved in a bar fight earlier this month where he allegedly punched a fellow bar patron after the patron reportedly mouthed off to the actor. The man who was punched reportedly has a broken nose and was unconscious for several minutes following the altercation.

Short turned himself into the Claremont Police Department Wednesday (March 26) after an arrest warrant was issued by a Los Angeles-area judge, reports E! News. The charge is one count felony aggravated battery.

After posting bail, which was set at $50,000, Short was released. There are no further details at this time.

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