The First 48 follows detectives from around the country during these first critical hours as they race against time to find the suspect. Gritty and fast-paced, it takes viewers behind the scenes of real-life investigations with unprecedented access to crime scenes, autopsies, forensic processing, and interrogations.
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In Tulsa, Okla., detectives suspect a random roadside encounter when they find an unidentified cyclist gunned down in the middle of an intersection outside the airport.
Random Acts; Blunt Force 18x17
In Mobile, Ala., a 70-year-old Vietnam vet is found beaten to death in his home, where detectives discover cryptic threatening letters; in Tulsa, Okla., a random shooter reveals startling new information on a cold case.
When a father of three is executed on his front porch, Gwinnett County Homicide discovers that those closest to him are hiding a dark secret.
Young Guns 18x15
When an innocent bystander protecting a young woman is gunned down, detectives scramble to learn who fired the fatal shots before anyone else gets hurt.
The Brotherhood & Lit Up 18x14
In Mobile, Ala., a young man is murdered at his girlfriend's house when drive-by shooters unload several dozen rounds at the home; in Tulsa, Okla., a Jeep is found crashed along the highway with a man sitting inside, shot dead.
The Fallen Angel 18x13
A beautiful teenager found naked and shot to death in an Atlanta park. With no evidence to work with, rookie detective Andre Lowe struggles to unravel the mystery. But the viciousness of her mysterious death evokes the sympathy of the entire Homicide Unit who pitch in to identify her and recreate her last hours on earth from tiny clues. The case captures the hearts of the public and, with tips flooding in, the detectives work round the clock to try to find her killer/killers.
A Killer Fight; Do the Right Thing 18x12
In Mobile, Ala., a street fight escalates to a shooting that leaves a man dead in his front yard; in Tulsa, Okla., a drive-by shooting stemming from a gang feud claims the life of a 16-year-old girl, while her boyfriend clings to life.
The Deadliest Sin; Bloodlines 18x11
In Mobile, Ala., the murder of a 19-year-old becomes personal when the team learns that the victim is Detective Jermaine Rogers' cousin; in Tulsa, Okla., a 31-year-old mother is gunned down in front of her home by an unlikely suspect.
After Hours; The Cutting Edge 18x10
In Atlanta, a stranger guns down a new father in a parking lot; in Georgia's Gwinnett County, a man is stabbed more than 20 times when someone he trusts turns against him.
Family First 18x09
When a young man goes missing in Tulsa, Okla., detectives must crack a family's code of silence in order to find him.