California Hollywood Bowl increases security

The legendary Los Angeles venue where Dave Chappelle was attacked by a deranged fan while performing a standup comedy on Tuesday will be stepping up security following the incident.

The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association, which operates the Hollywood Bowl, released a statement Thursday night announcing new safety measures following the violent onstage confrontation.

“The safety of our artists, visitors and staff is a top priority for LA Phil,” the statement released to The Post said.

“We have implemented additional security measures, including an increased number of security personnel on site to assist with bag checks and other security procedures.”

23-year-old Isaiah Lee allegedly rushed onto the stage and attacked Chappelle while armed with a replica rifle knife.

Suspect Isaiah Lee stormed onto the stage and attacked Dave Chappelle while armed with a replica gun knife.
The suspect, Isaiah Lee, stormed onto the stage and attacked Dave Chappelle while armed with a replica rifle knife.
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Chappelle, 48, performed outdoors as part of the Netflix Is A Joke festival.

Before entering the Hollywood Bowl for events, guests must go through metal detectors and their bags will be checked.

Despite the metal detectors, Isaiah Lee somehow managed to bypass security with the strange weapon.
Despite the metal detectors, Isaiah Lee somehow managed to bypass security with the strange weapon.
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However, Lee somehow managed to bypass security with the strange weapon.

Lee, an aspiring rapper who named a song after the comedian and alluded to the attack in his lyrics, evaded felony charges in the case and faced four misdemeanors, prosecutors said.

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