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Two Nigerian men become suspects in Jussie Smollet attack

Chicago Police Spokesman, Anthony Guglielmi has revealed that the two men persons of interest suspected to have been involved in the attack of actor Jussie Smollet have been questioned.

Reports also say they are Nigerians and have also appeared on the show “Empire”.

In a tweet on Thursday, Guglielmi said, “the people of interest are alleged to be in the area where a crime was reported. They are not considered suspects at this time.”

A verified Twitter user shared:

“Police raided the home of two persons of interest in Jussie Smollet” case last night. Both men are of Nigerian decent and have appeared as extras on the show. Police took bleach, shoes, electronics and more. Officers asked family of them knew #JussieSmollet.”


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