"Scandal" actor Columbus Short is at the center of a police investigation over claims he broke a man's nose in a bar fight.

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The actor is accused of punching a fellow reveler in the head at Gabe's Bar and Grill in Los Angeles earlier this month.

The alleged victim is said to be have been rendered unconscious for several minutes after the reported attack, and later required medical treatment for a broken nose.

Police are now investigating the claims, according to TMZ.

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