Dave Chappelle Attacked onstage during performance at Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles – See Why? The Attackers are Arrested By LAPD – See Update

Dave Chappelle has told in a statement that an audience member. Who was attacked him while he was performing at Hollywood Bowl In Los Angeles Tuesday night.

“As unfortunate and unsettling as the incident was, Chappelle went on with the show,” Carla Sims. Chappelle’s representative, said in a statement to CNN.

“Jamie Foxx and Chris Rock helped calm the crowd with humor before Chappelle introduced the last and featured musical guests for the evening.”

The man who tackled Chappelle, identified as Isaiah Lee, had a knife and is in custody, Los Angeles police told CNN.

Why Dave Chappelle Attacked?

LAPD Officer Rosario Cervantes told CNN the suspect had a knife that was a replica handgun.
Police later released photos of the weapon, which was collected and booked as evidence, according to a release from LAPD.
Sims said Chappelle is “fully cooperating” with the police investigation of the incident.
The motive of the apparent attack remains unclear.

Who is the attacker of Dave Chappelle?

LAPD spokesperson Officer Lizeth Lomeli told CNN that Chappelle “had finished his act and as he was exiting the stage, a male who was part of the audience jumped on the stage and tackle(d) this celebrity to the ground.”
Lee, 23, was arrested for felony assault with a deadly weapon and taken to a hospital for medical treatment, Lomeli said. The victim “was not injured as a result of the crime,” she said.
The weapon was a “knife blade,” Lomeli said.

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