COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - A Columbus man is behind bars for allegedly assaulting a police officer in an incident where the officer discharged his weapon.
Joseph Price, 35, is charged with aggravated assault and aggravated assault of a police officer.
The incident unfolded this morning at Grand Reserve Apartments in Columbus.
Police say the officer did fire his weapon in self-defense but did not hit the suspect or anyone else.
No serious injuries were reported from the altercation.