Dave Chappelle to donate Buffalo, NY show proceeds to Tops supermarket mass shooting victims’ families: report

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Dave Chappelle is donating proceeds from his show in Buffalo, New York.

Chappelle, 48, is sending the proceeds from his show to families of victims killed in the mass shooting at a Tops Supermarket on May 14, according to ABC 7. 

The comedian hosted family members of the victims at Sunday’s comedy show at Shea’s Performing Arts Center and will donate all proceeds to the families, the outlet reported.

A representative for Chappelle did not respond to Fox News Digital’s immediate request for comment.

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Dave Chappelle reportedly donated all proceeds from his Buffalo, New York comedy show to the families of those killed in the Tops supermarket shooting on May 14.

Dave Chappelle reportedly donated all proceeds from his Buffalo, New York comedy show to the families of those killed in the Tops supermarket shooting on May 14. (Photo by Jeremy Saffer)

A white 18-year-old wearing military gear and livestreaming with a helmet camera opened fire with a rifle at the supermarket in Buffalo, killing 10 people and wounding three others in what authorities described as “racially motivated violent extremism.”

The Tops supermarket shooter was identified as Payton Gendron, of Conklin, New York.

Shortly after 10 were killed at the Tops supermarket, 19 children and two teachers were shot and killed by gunman who entered Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas.

Victims’ family members of both the Buffalo shooting and Uvalde shooting are set to testify this week in front of the House Oversight Committee.

Mourners have erected multiple memorials around the area of the Tops supermarket, where 10 people were killed and there others were wounded during a mass shooting on May 14.

Mourners have erected multiple memorials around the area of the Tops supermarket, where 10 people were killed and there others were wounded during a mass shooting on May 14. (Fox News Digital/Michael Ruiz)

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Those set to speak next Wednesday include Miah Cerrillo — a fourth-grader at Robb Elementary who reportedly smeared blood on herself and went into “survival mode” during the Uvalde mass shooting — and Zeneta Everhart, whose son was injured inside the Tops supermarket in Buffalo, New York. 

“This hearing is ultimately about saving lives, and I hope it will galvanize my colleagues on both sides of the aisle to pass legislation to do just that,” Oversight Chairwoman Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., said in a statement.

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A police officer comforts family members at a memorial outside Robb Elementary School in Uvalde on May 26.

A police officer comforts family members at a memorial outside Robb Elementary School in Uvalde on May 26. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)

“Our hearing will examine the terrible impact of gun violence and the urgent need to rein in the weapons of war used to perpetrate these crimes,” she added. “It is my hope that all my colleagues will listen with an open heart as gun violence survivors and loved ones recount one of the darkest days of their lives.”

Fox News Digital’s Greg Norman and the Associated Press contributed to this report.

Lauryn Overhultz is an entertainment writer for Fox News Digital.

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