Smollett’s reps say the actor “fiercely and solemnly maintains his innocence.”
“Bogus police reports cause real harm,” Chicago police said at a press conference.
Vanessa Marquez was fatally shot during a welfare check on Aug. 30, 2018.
“Detectives will make contact with his legal team to negotiate a reasonable surrender,” CPD says.
Network disputes reports the actor’s role on “Empire” is being reduced.
“Jussie Smollett must be brought to justice for lying,” says LA activist Najee Ali.
Actor’s attorneys insist he played no “role in his own attack.”
Latest discovery prompts police to release two suspects without charges.
Decision follows backlash over plan to air four awards during commercial breaks.
A police spokesman says at least one of the men worked on “Empire.”
Attorney Michael Avenatti says he turned the tape over to prosecutors in Chicago.
Directors called plan to move four awards to commercial breaks “an insult.”