Police later claimed that Smollett had staged the attack.
The case has garnered national attention.
Empire co-creator Lee Daniels has said that Smollett will not be returning for the FOX show's final season.
For the latest, we have the full story below:
LISTEN: Two recordings of calls to 911 reporting Jussie Smollett had been attacked in January were released on Wednesday. https://t.co/kUHiQgaaxu— CBS Chicago (@cbschicago) June 5, 2019
BREAKING: The 911 call reporting the alleged attack on "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett in Chicago in January have been released.https://t.co/pSW2oKIxH3— Ryan Saavedra (@RealSaavedra) June 6, 2019
1. This is a portion of the 911 call placed on Jussie Smollett’s behalf.— Charlie De Mar (@CharlieDeMar) June 5, 2019
The “beeps” you hear are redactions made before audio was released to the media.
Things like adresses, names etc are redacted. @cbschicago pic.twitter.com/jbqL8Io98F
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Jussie Smollett 911 Call From Night of Alleged Attack Released https://t.co/vxJnLP0wXc— TMZ (@TMZ) June 5, 2019
"Some guys ... they jumped him." Chicago has released the 911 calls from the January incident involving actor Jussie Smollett. https://t.co/DKGGRZ1s0Y— AP Central U.S. (@APCentralRegion) June 6, 2019
The 911 call reporting the alleged attack on "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett in Chicago in January have been released. https://t.co/EbIslOWN6H— ABC 7 Chicago (@ABC7Chicago) June 6, 2019
Here is that follow up call placed on Jussie Smollett’s behalf.— Charlie De Mar (@CharlieDeMar) June 5, 2019
(Broken up in two clips but it is one call).
Again, “bleeps” are redactions made prior to release of audio. @cbschicago
More context at https://t.co/aBNtiJ3ppp pic.twitter.com/98EBlbkl6g
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