In Hour One, the season premiere of new crime drama Shots Fired, when an African-American cop shoots and kills an unarmed white college student, a small town in North Carolina is turned upside-down. Before the town has a chance to cope with this tragedy, the neglected murder of an African-American teen is brought to light, opening wounds that threaten to tear the community apart.
As DETECTIVE ASHE AKINO (Sanaa Lathan, “The Perfect Guy,” “Love and Basketball”) and SPECIAL PROSECUTOR PRESTON TERRY (Stephan James, “Race,” “Selma”) set out to find the truth, they begin to grapple with the media attention, public debate and social unrest that come with such volatile cases.
Cast: Sanaa Lathan as Detective Ashe; Stephan James as Preston Terry; Stephen Moyer as Lieutenant Breeland; Will Patton as Sheriff Platt; Mack Wilds as Deputy Beck; Aisha Hinds as Pastor Janae; DeWanda Wise as Shameeka Campbell; Clare-Hope Ashitey as Kerry Beck; Conor Leslie as Sarah; and Richard Dreyfuss as Arlen Cox
Guest Cast: Helen Hunt as Governor Eamons; Jill Hennessy as Alicia Carr; Angel Bonanni as Javier Cano; Alicia Sanz as Paula Garnes; Beau Knapp as Deputy Caleb Brooks; Shamier Anderson as Maceo Terry; Laila Lockhart as Kai Cano; Edwina Findley as Shirlane; Manny Perez as James Ruiz; Mike Pniewski as Julian Carroll, Kylen Davis as Shawn Campbell; Kelvin Harrison Jr. as Joey Campbell; William Leinbach as Jesse Carr; and Liam Dance as Christian Beck
Series: Shots Fired Season 1 Episode 1
Airdate: Wednesday 22 March 2017 at 8.00pm on Fox