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Investigators Say They Have Persons Of Interest In Jussie Smollett Attack

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Investigators Say They Have Persons Of Interest In Jussie Smollett Attack

There has been a small break in the case of the homophobic attack against Empire star Jussie Smollett, but police need your help!

On Tuesday, Empire star Jussie Smollett was attacked in what police are saying was a homophobic hate crime.

While police have been looking for a suspect or suspects, TMZ reports that they have found their person of interest, but need the publics help.

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Chicago PD has obtained surveillance footage from a nearby camera saying that the;

“persons of interest [are] wanted for questioning.”

While the public has yet to see the video, police have released very blurry pictures, but are being careful in referring to the people they are looking for as suspects.

This all started when Smollett was attacked very early Tuesday morning by two men who put his head in a noose and yelled homophobic and racial slurs along with the saying;

“This is MAGA Country.”

Related: Chicago PD Expands Investigation Into Jussie Smollett Homophobic Attack

Before the attack happened, Smollett was grabbing a bite to eat on his way home when the two assailants yelled;

“Aren’t you that f***ot from Empire.”

As of now, Jussie is recovering at home and many celebs have shown him support all around social media.

As there is more information we will be sure to keep you updated!

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