An attacker charged with murdering Dave Chappelle

The man who attacked comedian Dave Chappelle onstage at the "Netflix is a Joke" Festival has been arrested.

Isaiah Lee,23, is accused of jumping on stage at the Hollywood Bowl, pointing a replica handgun with a knife blade, and tackling Chappelle.

 Police are still looking into a motive.

Audience members who snuck phones into the venue videotaped the attack.

An eyewitness told NPR that the comedian had mentioned his enhanced security during his standup routine before the incident.

A recent Oscars incident in which Best Actor winner Will Smith slapped presenter Chris Rock over a joke about Smith's wife Jada Pinkett Smith's hair was noted by others.

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences investigated and banned Smith for ten years from all Academy events.

Smith's and Rock's actions reportedly struck a chord with Chappelle.

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