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'Scandal's' Columbus Short pleads not guilty in bar assault case
'Scandal's' Columbus Short pleads not guilty in bar assault case

"Scandal" actor Columbus Short pleaded not guilty on Thursday to felony battery charges stemming from a March bar fight. The 37-year-old appeared in Los Angeles Superior Court with his attorney for the brief arraignment and can be seen in courtroom footage obtained by TMZ. His attorney, Jeff Jacquet, hoped to fast-track the case, but Deputy District Attorney David Schorr said the serious injuries involved would disqualify that approach, and the judge agreed, the Associated Press reported. Schorr said Short cold-cocked a man, who landed on the asphalt, knocking him unconscious and fracturing his left eye socket. The alleged incident took place March 15 at Gabe's Bar and...

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