Columbus Short in a bar fight ? ...

Actor Columbus Short which plays Harrison Wright in the hit show "Scandal" was involved in a bar fight, which lead to the other guy getting rushed to the hospital.

According to reports they were making remakes back and fourth to each other then the fight went down. The fight took place at Gabe's Bar & Grill in L.A, were he went to celebrate friends of his engagement.

Currently cops are investigating and are conducting this as a criminal investigation.

In March, 2010 ... Columbus was playing basketball at an L.A. Fitness gym when he got into an argument with another player and socked the guy in the face, knocking several teeth out.

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