An American television series, Shots Fired is a drama genre series. The series is created by Reggie Rock Bythewood and Gina Prince-Bythewood. The series, Shots Fired is produced by Gina Prince-Bythewood as the producer. It also includes Francie Calfo, Gina Prince Bythewood, Reggie Rock Bythewood, and Brian Grazer as the executive producers.
The cinematography was done by Tami Reiker and Rodney Taylor. The series is produced under the Imagine Television, the 20th Century Fox Television, and the Undisputed Cinema production company banners. The series was released on the 22nd of March 2017 and concluded on the 24th of May 2017 with a completion of 10 episodes in the first season.
It was broadcasted on Fox’s original television network.
The series starred a DOJ investigator – Ashe Akino by Sanaa Lathan, a lieutenant – Calvert Breeland by Stephen Moyer, the gate station sheriffs – Joshua Beck by Tristan Wilds, mother of Shawn ad well as Joey – Shameeka Campbell by DeWanda Wise, the governor’s aide to Eamons – Sarah Ellis by Conor Leslie, a DOJ attorney for investigation – Preston Terry by Stephan James, the sheriff of gate station – Daniel Platt by Will Patton, a pastor of a church in gate station – Janae James by Aisha Hinds, wife of Joshua – Kerry Beck by Clare Hope Ashitey, and a real estate developer – Arlen Cox by Richard Dreyfuss as the main lead cast.
The series also starred recurring characters as the governor of North Carolina – Patricia Eamons by Helen Hunt, a gate station sheriff’s deputy – Caleb Brooks by Beau Knapp, a local reporter – Shirlene by Edwina Findley, the owner of a local restaurant – Mr. Dabney by John Beasley, daughter of Ashe – Kai Cano by Laila Lockhart Kraner, a North Carolina State University student – Jesse Carr by Jacob Leinbach, father of Cory – Leon Grant by Yohance Myles, a mysterious individual – The handler by David Shae, mother of Jesse – Alicia Carr by Jill Hennessy, the younger son of Shameeka Campbell – Shawn Campbell by Kylen Davis, a witness to Joey’s shooting – Cory by Marqus Clae, DOJ superior of Preston – Julian Carroll by Mike Pniewski, former DEA partner of Ashe – Javier Cano by Angel Bonanni, daughter of Breeland – Tess Breeland by Brett Cooper, and a mechanic on parole – Lyndon by Markice Moore.
There are some guest appearances by Shamier Anderson as Maceo Terry – a running back for Carolina Panthers, Lorraine Toussaint as Carole Moore – mother of Kerry, Wes McGee as Derkin – a police Sergeant, Antonique Smith as Kiana – a witness to Joey’s shooting, Kelvin Harrison Jr. as Joey Campbell, J Alphonse Nicholson as Junior, Vincent J. Hooper as Ivory Boyd, and many more.
The series, Shots Fired features the story of an experienced investigator named Ashe Akino. A young prosecutor is also there named Preston Terry. They both are sent to the gate station in North Carolina by the DOJ when a teenager Jesse Carr is shot during a traffic jam.
What happens int he series when they both try to solve the crime mystery of Jesse Carr.