Smollett turned himself in at central booking, Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said. Chicago police Superintendent Eddie Johnson was scheduled to hold a Thursday morning news conference to announce Smollett’s arrest and Smollett was expected to appear in court later in the day.
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Empire Cuts Smollett’s Scenes After Controversy Surrounding Attack. Suspect In Arundel Mills Mall Shooting Arrested. Residents Voice Concerns About Amazon HQ2.
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The actor was attacked by two individuals screaming racial and homophobic slurs. They then proceeded to pour a chemical substance on him before placing a rope around his neck. Police said the alleged attackers then fled the scene.
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