The BEST Episodes of Shots Fired

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jun 1, 2021

Network: FOX

A black officer shoots a white teen in a racially charged Tennessee town. Considering the unusual circumstances of this case, two out-of-town black prosecutors are brought in to sort through the evidence and find out what really happened. As the community grows anxious and the country is buzzing, Preston Terry and Ashe Bell must keep personal bias and suspicions to themselves to seek the truth…

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Hour Ten: Last Dance

#1 - Hour Ten: Last Dance

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired May 24, 2017

While Preston presents the jurors with facts about the case, the true events leading to the shootings are revealed.

star 8.07
523 votes
Writers: Marissa Jo Cerar, Reggie Rock Bythewood
Hour Five: Before the Storm

#2 - Hour Five: Before the Storm

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Apr 19, 2017

Cory reveals some key details about the night Joey Campbell was murdered.

star 7.95
729 votes
Directors: Kasi Lemmons
Writers: Marissa Jo Cerar
Hour Nine: Come to Jesus

#3 - Hour Nine: Come to Jesus

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired May 17, 2017

In light of a surprising discovery about the Auxiliary Deputy program, the investigation puts the Sheriff's Department under further scrutiny.

star 7.93
609 votes
Directors: Ami Canaan Mann
Writers: Christopher Lee Bythewood, Denitria Harris-Lawrence, Mick Betancourt
Hour Eight: Rock Bottom

#4 - Hour Eight: Rock Bottom

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired May 10, 2017

Preston and Ashe discover a possible murder weapon for the Joey Campbell case and are feel pressured to use it to find the identity of Joey's killer.

star 7.91
644 votes
Writers: Gina Prince-Bythewood
Hour Four: Truth

#5 - Hour Four: Truth

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 12, 2017

Ashe and Preston review statements made by Cory regarding what he was a witness to on the night Joey Campbell was killed.

star 7.85
784 votes
Directors: Malcolm D. Lee
Writers: Reggie Rock Bythewood
Hour Two: Betrayal of Trust

#6 - Hour Two: Betrayal of Trust

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 29, 2017

Ashe and Preston try to find the source of a leaked video that puts Deputy Beck in compromising position, but they are unsure of a possible setup.

star 7.85
1,023 votes
Writers: Mick Betancourt
Hour Seven: Content of Their Character

#7 - Hour Seven: Content of Their Character

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired May 3, 2017

Another team is tasked with investigating the case, but Preston remains dedicated to finding out the truth as a witness is placed in potential danger.

star 7.84
699 votes
Writers: J. David Shanks
Hour Six: The Fire This Time

#8 - Hour Six: The Fire This Time

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Apr 26, 2017

A violent riot ensues between the citizens and police of Gate Station; Ashe and Preston talk to Gov. Eamons about their suspicions regarding Joey's murder.

star 7.79
726 votes
Directors: Jonathan Demme
Writers: Jeff Stetson
Hour Three: Somebody's Son

#9 - Hour Three: Somebody's Son

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 5, 2017

Ashe and Preston are sent on a dangerous manhunt for the only two credible witnesses in the case.

star 7.77
864 votes
Writers: Denitria Harris-Lawrence
Hour One: Pilot

#10 - Hour One: Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 22, 2017

Two racially charged shootings turn a small town in North Carolina upside-down.

star 7.72
1,253 votes
Writers: Gina Prince-Bythewood, Reggie Rock Bythewood