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Examines the dangerous aftermath of two racially charged shootings in a small Southern town, providing an explosive autopsy of our criminal justice system.
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 Ashe Akino (10 episodes, 2017)
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 Preston Terry (10 episodes, 2017)
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 Lieutenant Breeland (10 episodes, 2017)
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 Sheriff Platt / ... (10 episodes, 2017)
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 Deputy Joshua Beck (10 episodes, 2017)
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 Pastor Janae James (10 episodes, 2017)
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 Shameeka Campbell (10 episodes, 2017)
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 Kerry Beck (10 episodes, 2017)
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 Sarah Ellis (10 episodes, 2017)
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 Governor Patricia Eamons / ... (10 episodes, 2017)
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 Arlen Cox (9 episodes, 2017)
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 Deputy Caleb Brooks (9 episodes, 2017)
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 Shawn Campbell (9 episodes, 2017)
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 Alicia Carr (8 episodes, 2017)
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 Christian Beck (7 episodes, 2017)
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 Jeremiah Beck (7 episodes, 2017)
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 Anthony (7 episodes, 2017)
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 Shirlane (6 episodes, 2017)
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 Cory (6 episodes, 2017)
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 Mr. Dabney (6 episodes, 2017)
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 Julian Carroll (5 episodes, 2017)
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 Jesse Carr (5 episodes, 2017)
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 Leon Grant (5 episodes, 2017)
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Examining the dangerous aftermath of racially charged shootings in a small Southern town, SHOTS FIRED is a dramatic new event series that is a "why done it?" and a "who done it?" From Gina Prince-Bythewood ("Beyond the Lights," "The Secret Life of Bees," "Love and Basketball") and Reggie Rock Bythewood ("Beyond the Lights," "Notorious"), the 10-hour event series is an explosive look at the criminal justice system. When an African-American police officer kills an unarmed white college student, a small town in North Carolina is turned upside-down. Before the town has a chance to grapple with this tragedy, the neglected murder of an African-American teen is brought to light, re-opening wounds that threaten to tear the town apart.

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Some lines are meant to be crossed.

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Helen Hunt's character was originally a Republican congresswoman, but Hunt herself suggested it would be more interesting if it was a Democrat congresswoman. See more »

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Cheap try to grab racist turbulence
24 March 2017 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a "lifetime movie" trying to take on an incredibly important issue. Not really smart! Very light on intelligent police work and super heavy on possible relationships! If you like soap operas or lifetime movies, you might like. If not, RUN away as fast as you can!!!!


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