On Wednesday, January 30, the Chicago police announced that it would soon release images of “persons of interest” and those suspected of attacking a famous hip-hop musical drama series “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett.
Jussi Smollet was attacked by two men, who, at first, shouted homophobic and racial insults and then doused him with unspecified liquid and tied his neck with a rope.
Jussie Smollett, a 36-year-old African-American gay actor, was not badly injured in the incident.
It is known that the police is treating the incident as a hate crime. Police officers have already received pictures from the surveillance camera that recorded the moment of the attack.