Man on Stretcher Booed After Dave Chappelle Tackled on Stage

The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) say a man who tackled Dave Chappelle on stage during a performance at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles late on May 3 was armed with a replica gun containing a hidden blade, according to local media.

A clip posted to Twitter shows someone tackling the comedian, who was performing as part of the Netflix Is a Joke festival.

Footage by Buzzfeed reporter Brianna Sacks shows a man being loaded into an ambulance outside the venue.

According to ABC 7 and NBC Los Angeles, police said the suspect, named as 23-year-old Isaiah Lee, had been taken to hospital with superficial injuries. Neither Chappelle nor officers were injured, the reports said.

Videos later showed an unharmed Chappelle continuing the show.

Storyful has contacted police for more information. Credit: Brianna Sacks/Buzzfeed News via Storyful

Video transcript

[INTERPOSING VOICES]

- All units respond to [INAUDIBLE] suspect [INAUDIBLE]

- All right. Back up. Back up. Back up.

[BOOING]

- You suck.

[INTERPOSING VOICES]

- Hey, get back! Everyone get back!

- Don't push me.

- [INAUDIBLE]

[INTERPOSING VOICES]

- All units respond to [INAUDIBLE] suspect [INAUDIBLE]

- Hey, back up. Back up. Back up.

[BOOING]

- You suck.

[INTERPOSING VOICES]

- Hey, get back! Everyone get back!

- Don't push me.

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