COLUMBUS — Columbus police have arrested two men who they say were drunk and assaulted a 26-year-old man outside a convenience story.
Police say 46-year-old Jeffery White punched the victim in the throat and pushed him to the ground as 45-year-old Jeffery Lowe "danced around" and asked when he could kill the man.
The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer reports Sunday that police said Lowe motioned like he was going to pull a weapon from beneath his shirt while saying "Can I kill him" and "Let's kill him."
The younger man thought he was going to be shot and went inside the store, where the clerk locked the doors and called 911.
Lowe and White are charged with aggravated assault, disorderly while intoxicated and loitering. White is also charged with battery with physical harm.
They're scheduled for Columbus Recorder's Court at 8 a.m. Monday.
Information from: Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, http://www.ledger-enquirer.com
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