A roommate of the attacker in that incident testified on Friday that Isaiah Lee had used the identical duplicate handgun with a hidden blade to stab him within the stomach.
Roommate Dijon Washington Lee grew more and more erratic within the months earlier than Chappelle was attacked. according to Rolling Stone. Lee allegedly wrote unusual notes and bragged about his marijuana use, Washington stated.
“He was saying, ‘I’m smoking in your brother,’ bragging about how a lot cash he’s making – no matter he was doing – how a lot weed he was smoking,” Washington testified. “It didn’t make sense to me. He knew my brother had handed away few months earlier than that. It was disrespectful.”
Things escalated on Dec. 2 when Lee attacked Washington after a perceived insult.
“We began tussling, and I received stabbed” Washington testified. Lee fled the house after the stabbing.
Judge Kevin Stennis dominated Friday that there’s enough proof to strive Lee for the tried homicide of Washington. With bail set at $1 million, Lee awaits his arraignment on Sept. 30.