The man who has been accused of attacking Dave Chappelle on stage on the Hollywood Bowl has pleaded not responsible, it has been claimed.
The comic was performing in LA as a part of the Netflix Is A Joke tour when Isaiah Lee appeared to storm on stage and sort out him.
Following this, the 23-year-old was detained by police and had a dislocated arm as he was escorted out of the venue on a hospital gurney.
He was thought to have been carrying a duplicate gun which might eject a knife blade on the time, and was later charged with 4 counts of misdemeanor and assault with a lethal weapon.
According to experiences, Lee entered a not responsible plea as he appeared in a LA courtroom right now.
TMZ states that he has been ordered to remain a minimum of 100 yards away from Chappelle, the Hollywood Bowl and another venue the star is showing at.
His bail was set at $30,000 (£24k), with a evaluate listening to set for early subsequent week.
If convicted, he might resist 18 months behind bars.
In footage captured on the night time of the incident, Chappelle was nearing the tip of his stand-up routine when Lee rushed in direction of him on stage.
Jamie Foxx, who was watching the present from the sidelines, sprung into motion and detained him whereas the comedian recovered from the surprising assault.
‘I don’t know if that was a part of the present or… I grabbed the again of that n****s head, his hair was spongy, absorbent,’ Chappelle instructed the gang.
‘I’ve been doing this 35 years, I simply stomped a n***a backstage. Always wished to do this.’
His consultant later stated that he’s ‘refusing to allow’ what occurred on stage to ‘overshadow the magic’ of his night time.
The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office introduced it won’t pursue felony expenses, as an alternative referring the case to the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office.
A spokesman for the Attorney’s Office added in an announcement: ‘The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office has referred the case to the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office for misdemeanor submitting consideration.
‘After reviewing the proof, prosecutors decided that whereas felony conduct occurred, the proof as introduced didn’t represent felony conduct.
‘The District Attorney’s Office doesn’t prosecute misdemeanor crimes throughout the metropolis of Los Angeles.’
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