Chicago Police has released photos of “persons of interest” in the homophobic and racist attack on “Empire” star Jussie Smollett.
Jussie ended up in the hospital after being brutally attacked by two men in the early hours of Tuesday, both white and wearing ski masks. They put his head in a noose and screamed, “This is MAGA country.”
The singer cum actor took himself to the hospital where he was treated and discharged.
Chicago Police spokesperson Anthony Guglielmi shared the photos on Twitter, writing:
“Photos of people of interest who were in area of the alleged assault & battery of Empire cast member. While video does not capture an encounter, detectives are taking this development seriously & wish to question individuals as more cameras are being reviewed.”
See the photo below: