Police Have Persons of Interest in Jussie Smollett Hate Crime

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A day after Jussie Smollett was attacked in a vicious hate crime, police are looking for individuals of curiosity.

After watching surveillance video, investigators have a lead and are asking for the general public’s assist to find a number of individuals of curiosity, in response to TMZ.

Chicago police say detectives have been capable of finding a digicam angle that exposed “individuals of curiosity wished for questioning” within the brutal assault of the “Empire” star. Authorities plan to launch photos of the alleged assailants shortly.

Early Tuesday morning (Jan. 29), two males in ski masks attacked Jussie outdoors a Subway in Chicago, tied a rope round his neck, and doused him with bleach. As they left, they reportedly yelled, “This is MAGA nation.” Smollett was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital the place he was handled.

The homophobic and racist assault reportedly occurred close to Jussie’s residence. Police are nonetheless reviewing city-owned and privately-owned constructing cameras within the space.

Smollett’s mates have taken to social media to share their support within the wake of the horrific hate crime. “I want what occurred to my child was only one huge dangerous joke but it surely wasn’t and all of us really feel his ache proper now,” said his “Empire” co-star Taraji P. Henson. “@jussiesmollett is pure like to the bone AND THAT IS WHY SO MANY ARE FEELING HIS PAIN BECAUSE IT IS OUR PAIN!!! I let you know one factor HATE WILL NOT WIN!!!! My child is resilient and love nonetheless lives in him.”

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I wish what happened to my baby was just one big bad joke but it wasn’t and we all feel his pain right now. @jussiesmollett is pure love to the bone AND THAT IS WHY SO MANY ARE FEELING HIS PAIN BECAUSE IT IS OUR PAIN!!! I tell you one thing HATE WILL NOT WIN!!!! My baby is resilient and love still lives in him. The devil and his minions are very busy right now but one thing is for sure and two things are for certain #GODIS and that is all I know. This song needs to be downloaded until it goes triple platinum because the message is NEEDED. #weareresilientpeople AND #weaintgoingnowhereuntillwearefinished. The love so many have for him just goes to show HE IS LOVE!!!! I LOVE YOU MY BABY MY BABY!!! #LOVEWINSALWAYS. 🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾💋💋💋

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