California Hollywood Bowl ramping up security

California Hollywood Bowl ramping up security

The long-lasting Los Angeles venue the place Dave Chappelle was attacked by a deranged fan Tuesday as he carried out standup comedy will step up safety following the incident.

The Los Angeles Philharmonic Affiliation, which operates the Hollywood Bowl, launched an announcement Thursday night time asserting new security measures in wake of the violent, onstage confrontation.

“The protection of our artists, guests and workers is the LA Phil’s prime precedence,” the assertion issued to The Publish learn.

“We’ve applied further safety measures, together with an elevated variety of safety personnel on-site to help with bag checks and different safety procedures.”

Isaiah Lee, 23, allegedly rushed the stage and tackled Chappelle whereas armed with a duplicate gun-knife.

The suspect, Isaiah Lee, rushed the stage and tackled Dave Chappelle whereas armed with a duplicate gun-knife.Twitter / @museaudiogroup

Chappelle, 48, was performing as a part of the “Netflix Is A Joke” pageant on the outside venue.

Earlier than getting into the Hollywood Bowl for occasions, patrons should undergo steel detectors and their luggage are checked.

Regardless of the steel detectors, Isaiah Lee someway managed to bypass safety with the unusual weapon.LAPD/Mega

Nevertheless, Lee someway managed to bypass safety with the unusual weapon.

Lee, an aspiring rapper who had named a music after the comic and alluded to the assault in his lyrics, dodged felony prices within the case and was dealing with 4 misdemeanor counts, prosecutors stated.

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