Columbus Short Involved in Bar Fight

"Scandal" star Columbus Short was allegedly involved in a bar fight earlier this month.

Rumor has it Columbus Short was involved in a bar altercation earlier this month.

According to TMZ, police officers have launched a criminal investigation after the Scandal star reportedly punched a man who made comments about Short’s wife. The gossip site reports the victim was left unconscious and with a broken nose. Short allegedly fled the scene.

The couple was at Gabe’s Bar and Grill in Los Angeles celebrating another couple’s engagement when the March 15 incident occurred.