Police announced that the “investigation had shifted” following interviews with the brothers and their release from custody without charges.
Chicago Police Confirm Jussie Smollett Assault Case Has ‘Shifted’, Actor’s Lawyer Denies There’s Any Truth to Hoax Claims
Chicago police said Saturday the investigation into the assault reported by Jussie Smollett has “shifted” due to information received from two brothers questioned in the case.
Two law enforcement sources with knowledge of the investigation told CNN that Chicago Police believe Jussie Smollett paid two men to orchestrate the assault.
Two Nigerian Brothers ‘Potential Suspects’ In Jussie Smollett Attack + Lawyer Reveals They’re Friends With Jussie
The two Nigerian brothers being questioned over the Jussie Smollett attack are actors Abimbola ‘Abel’ and Olabinjo ‘Ola’ Osundairo.
The Chicago Police Department has issued a statement with an update on their investigation into Jussie Smollett’s racist and homophobic attack.