10 Episodes 2017 - 2017
In Season 1 of "Shots Fired," a black police officer, Joshua Beck (Tristan Mack Wilds), shoots and kills an apparently unarmed white man during a routine traffic stop in a predominantly black neighborhood. An investigation begins and, through the work of prosecutor Preston Terry (Stephan James) and his partner Ashe Akino (Sanaa Lathan), it becomes clear that a shooting of a black teenager in the same neighborhood has been swept under the carpet despite rumors of police involvement. Elsewhere, as the tensions in the two cases ramp up, Ashe and Preston's personal relationships start to cause problems with their ability to work together and risk derailing their investigation, while local Pastor Janae James (Aisha Hinds) puts pressure on Governor Patricia Eamons (Helen Hunt) to do more for the black community in her state. Also starring Richard Dreyfuss and Stephen Moyer.
Hour One: Pilot
Wed, Mar 22, 2017 60 mins
A white teenager is killed by a black cop during a police shooting in the series premiere, leading an expert investigator and a special prosecutor to examine the case and grapple with media attention, public debate and the social unrest.
Hour Two: Betrayal of Trust
Wed, Mar 29, 2017 60 mins
A controversial video leaks that features Deputy Beck, creating a new challenge for Ashe and Preston. Also: suspicions rise around Pastor Janae when it's revealed that she had a run-in with Joey and a witness goes missing in the case of Joey's murder.
Hour Three: Somebody's Son
Wed, Apr 5, 2017 60 mins
Ashe and Preston examine evidence in both cases and go on a dangerous manhunt for credible witnesses. Elsewhere: the political implications of both cases begin to rise and Eamons' biggest competition seeks out Jesse'e mother.
Hour 4: Truth
Wed, Apr 12, 2017 60 mins
Cory opens up about what he witnessed the night of Joey Campbell's murder and Ashe and Preston try to link Joey's murder with Jesse Carr's. Meanwhile, Governor Eamons introduces her new education initiative, but at a certain cost to her campaign.
Hour 5: Before the Storm
Wed, Apr 19, 2017 60 mins
Cory reveals key details about the night Joey Campbell was murdered, allowing Preston and Ashe to zero in on suspects. Later: they realize a long-standing program in place at the Sheriff's Department may have taken liberties in the town. Meanwhile, Ashe takes steps to gain control of her personal life
Hour 6: The Fire This Time
Wed, Apr 26, 2017 60 mins
Tension heats up in Gate Station as a violent riot erupts between the citizens and police. Meanwhile, Ashe and Preston confront Governor Eamons about their suspicions in Joey's murder; Ashe takes Javier's matters into her own hands; and Preston sits down with Beck.
Hour 7: Content of Their Character
Wed, May 3, 2017 60 mins
Conflicting stories emerge and muddle the case after a district attorney sends a team to investigate. Later: a witness is left handing in the balance regarding her testimony about Joey Campbell's death and another compromising video of Beck surfaces.
Hour 8: Rock Bottom
Wed, May 10, 2017 60 mins
A potential murder weapon surfaces in the Joey Campbell case, which escalates pressure on Preston and Ashe to find out who is behind Joey's death. Also: rising tensions lead to a dramatic altercation between investigators and the Sheriff's department and Preston makes a rash decision regarding the Jesse Carr case.
Hour 9: Come to Jesus
Wed, May 17, 2017 60 mins
A shocking discovery is made about the Auxiliary Deputy program and the investigation zeroes in on the Sheriff's Department, putting Lieutenant Breeland and Sheriff Platt under intense scrutiny. Later: a former Auxiliary Deputy reveals a secret; the judge makes a ruling in Ashe's custody case; and Governor Eamons makes a difficult decision regarding her new education initiative .
Hour 10: Last Dance
Wed, May 24, 2017 60 mins
In the season finale, the hearings for both cases are held and the truth behind each shooting revealed.