The city of Dayton, OH experienced a horrific mass shooting on August 4 where nine people were killed along with 27 others being injured. Dave Chappelle is now using his platform to help the citizens of Dayton by planning an upcoming block party, according to The Blast.
This party is called “Gem City Shine” and will take place on August 25 as it is free of charge. It will be held in the Oregon District, which is the area where the shooting occurred. It’ll last from 4-10PM. The event is only for Dayton residents as tickets will not be accepted if this isn’t the case. Salute to Chappelle doing his part in trying to bring happiness to a city that’s been stricken with tragedy.
Flip the page for the Facebook flyer for the block party along with CBS News video discussing the shooting.