Isaiah Lee, 23, is accused of stabbing his roommate throughout combat at a transitional housing condominium final December, based on the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office.

“As a result of media reviews concerning the Chappelle case,” a launch from the DA’s workplace states, “the sufferer lately recognized Lee as the one who dedicated the assault he had beforehand reported to the police.”

“Based on the character and severity of the December attack, Mr Lee is now dealing with felony charges which my workplace will prosecute,” Los Angeles District Attorney George Gascón mentioned in the assertion.

Lee pleaded not responsible when he appeared in the courtroom Thursday to face the attempted murder charges.

Lee is accused of leaping on stage at the Hollywood Bowl in early May and attacking Chappelle.


LAPD spokesperson Officer Lizeth Lomeli instructed CNN on the time that Chappelle “had completed his act and as he was exiting the stage, a male who was a part of the viewers jumped on the stage and sort out(d) this movie star to the bottom.”

Police described the weapon they are saying was taken from the suspect as a duplicate handgun, which additionally included a knife blade.

Lee faces 4 misdemeanour charges in the Chappelle case. He has pleaded not responsible to all charges. Chelsea Padilla, Lee’s lawyer, instructed a decision he’s receiving psychological well-being companies from native a neighbourhood nonprofit group.