Three men accused in connection with shooting paint ball guns at people at Lakebottom Park and hurting two young girls are out on bond.
Scott David Silvis, 20, and Jason Nicolas Potts and Jeffery Ryan Bell, both 19, each face two counts of reckless conduct. Silvis also faces two counts of simple battery, reports state.
According to police, the suspects shot paint balls at the park between 11:30 p.m. Tuesday and 12:21 a.m. Wednesday. An 11-year-old and a 14-year-old girl were injured.
Around the same time early Wednesday, someone in a vehicle shot paint balls at Peach Bowl Lanes, 1636 Bradley Park Drive, police said.
Columbus police issued a broadcast on the suspects’ vehicle, and Phenix City authorities stopped it, said Columbus Police Sgt. Art Sheldon.
“In the vehicle were several paint ball guns,” the sergeant added.
The three men were arrested at the Columbus Public Safety Building at 2 a.m. Wednesday, reports state.