Last night, Empire actor, Jussie Smollett was classified as a suspect for allegedly filing a false police report in which he claimed he was attacked in Chicago last month.
Giving a status update on the case, Chicago Police spokesperson, Anthony Gugliemi tweeted , ‘Jussie Smollett is now officially classified as a suspect in a criminal investigation by # ChicagoPolice for filing a false police report (Class 4 felony). Detectives are currently presenting evidence before a Cook County Grand Jury’.
Chicago Police wrote that, ‘felony criminal charges have been approved by Cook CountySAO against Jussie Smollett for Disorderly Conduct / Filing a False Police Report. Detectives will make contact with his legal team to negotiate a reasonable surrender for his arrest’.