Two Columbus men were arrested Wednesday afternoon at the Walmart in Columbus Park Crossing after police were called about a gun.
Malik Holtzclaw, 20, was charged with one count of simple assault, reckless conduct, obstruction of a law enforcement officer and carrying a concealed weapon. Joshua Delafuente, 18, faces obstruction of a law enforcement officer and disorderly conduct in connection with the 1:51 p.m. incident. Both are held in the Muscogee County Jail for a 9 a.m. Thursday hearing in Recorder’s Court.
Police were called to the 5448 Whittlesey Blvd. store after a report of a person with a gun. The confrontation involved the two suspects and a victim.
Holtzclaw and Delafuente were arrested at the scene, police said.