Dave Chappelle Attacker Arrested By LAPD After Hollywood Bowl Fracas
Los Angeles police have identified and arrested the man who allegedly attacked Dave Chappelle at the Hollywood Bowl during the Netflix Is a Joke festival.
Police say 23-year-old Isaiah Lee was taken into custody Tuesday night on charges of assault with a deadly weapon.
We are told that the lethal weapon in question is a plastic replica gun, which carries a single blade forward.
Lee was taken to the LAPD Hollywood Division, law enforcement sources confirm.
Lee is being held on $30,000 bail, LAPD Public Information Officer Mendez told Deadline this morning.
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Social media exploded tonight with posts from attendees at Dave Chappelle's Hollywood Bowl show, which is part of the Netflix Is a Joke festival.
Apparently, Chappelle was run over by someone on stage.
Accounts posted online said the man was corrupted by security — and possibly fellow comedian Jamie Foxx.
Los Angeles Police confirmed to ABC7 that they responded to a call at the Bowl at approximately 10:45 p.m.
He indicated that one person was taken into custody.
He was reportedly armed with a gun and a knife.