‘Chicago Justice’ Episode Guide (April 23): An Innocent Girl’s Gang-Related Shooting Investigated

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‘Chicago Justice’ Episode Guide (April 23): An Innocent Girl’s Gang-Related Shooting Investigated

“Drill” (04/23/17) – After an innocent girl is killed in a gang-related shooting that was instigated on social media, Stone’s obsession for justice endangers the family of a cooperating witness.

To salvage his crumbling case, Stone must go head-to-head in the courtroom against both the social media providers who inadvertently fueled the gang war and a cocky young man who may have pulled the trigger.

Guest starring in this episode are LaRoyce Hawkins, Leopold Manswell and Chike Johnson.

Powerhouse creator Dick Wolf delivers a captivating new installment to the hit Chicago franchise. Just like their brethren in the Chicago P.D., the State’s Attorney’s dedicated team of prosecutors and investigators navigate heated city politics and controversy head-on, while fearlessly pursuing justice. As they take on the city’s high-stakes and often media-frenzied cases, they must balance public opinion, power struggles within the system and their unwavering passion for the law.

At the center of the show is prosecutor Peter Stone (Philip Winchester), the ambitious Deputy Chief of the Special Prosecutions Bureau. Relentless in his quest for justice, it’s more than a job, it’s a purpose. Stone is shooting at a target that only he can see. This often puts him in direct conflict with Mark Jefferies (Carl Weathers), the Cook County State’s Attorney who sees the world through a political prism. While Jefferies believes that a good prosecutor gives the jury and the public a clear, clean and digestible narrative, Stone is convinced the law isn’t always best served in a sound bite. Together with their team, Stone and Jefferies strive to bring some much-needed justice to the city of Chicago.

The team also includes Assistant State’s Attorney Anna Valdez (Monica Barbaro), a passionate newcome, who’s more flexible and willing to bend the rules to get the right result; Laura Nagel (Joelle Carter), a tough-as-nails State’s Attorney Investigator that sees each case through the eyes of the victim; and Antonio Dawson (Jon Seda, formerly on “Chicago P.D.”), a level-headed and by-the-book detective turned Chief Investigator.

In addition to Wolf, executive producers include Michael S. Chernuchin (“Law & Order,” “Rogue,” “Black Sails”), Matt Olmstead (Chicago franchise, “Breakout Kings,” “Prison Break”), Derek Haas and Michael Brandt (Chicago franchise, “3:10 to Yuma”), Arthur Forney (“Law& Order: SVU,” Chicago franchise) and Peter Jankowski (“Law & Order” branded series, Chicago franchise).

“Chicago Justice” is produced by Wolf Films in association with Universal Television.

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