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Dave Chappelle attacker: Isaiah Lee, charged with assault with a deadly weapon

Dave Chappelle attacker arrested by LAPD after Hollywood Bowl.

Dave Chappelle tackled during Hollywood Bowl comedy show suspect has been charged

Los Angeles police have identified and arrested the man who attacked Dave Chappelle onstage at the Hollywood Bowl during the Netflix Is A Joke festival.

Comedian Dave Chappelle was tackled during a performance at the Hollywood Bowl Tuesday night. Security guards chased and overpowered the attacker, and Chappelle was able to continue his performance while the man was taken away in an ambulance.

Isaiah Lee, 23-year-old, was carrying a replica gun with a knife blade inside when he attacked Chappelle during the Hollywood Bowl, authorities said.

The suspect in Dave Chappelle's on stage attack has been arrested and charged with assault with a deadly weapon, the Los Angeles Police Department confirmed via ABC7 on Wednesday.

The attacker was treated by medical staff for an unspecified injury and was booked into the Hollywood Division jail at 3:36 a.m. Wednesday and held in lieu of $30,000 bail.

Chappelle was performing as part of the "Netflix is a Joke" tour when he was attacked.

Check out video of Dave Chappelle being attacked at the Hollywood Bowl below.


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