Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón will not be seeking felony charges for the man accused of attacking comedian Dave Chappelle on Tuesday night because, according to sources, the suspect did not assault Chappelle while using a deadly weapon.
On Tuesday evening, Isaiah Lee, 23, was arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon after tackling Chappelle during a show in Los Angeles. Sources told The Los Angeles Times that Lee had a knife hidden inside a replica gun that night, but authorities say that the weapon was in a bag and was not brandished toward the comedian during the attack. As a result, Gascón has handed the case over to the city of L.A.
“The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office has referred the