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The First 48 season 7 episodes list:
A tattoo artist is gunned down during a robbery. The survivor of the robbery gives detectives street names and stencils to help in the hunt. With multiple suspects to identify and catch detectives have a long road ahead of them.
The detectives are called to the scene of a shooting at a café. The witnesses on scene say it was a robbery gone wrong. While working one case, the team gets a second case. The are working against the clock on both cases.
A body is found brutally beaten. Detectives have to identify the victim and search for a killer. A local teenager is killed. Detectives enlist the help of some eyes in the sky for help tracking their killer.
Gunfire rings out leaving a teenager dead, ironically during a Children's Peace Bowl for street violence. With little to go on detectives need a witness to come forward. A popular basketball coach is gunned down, detectives are left scratching their heads. Leads are few and far between, can detectives find their killer?
A woman is shot and killed in her home. The detectives find the victims car with a suspect behind the wheel. Holding the suspect on stolen property can the gather enough evidence for murder? When two men try to rob a vender one is shot and killed. Once the trigger man is found they need the second robber to put all the piece together.
A man is found dead in his truck. Detectives learn that he had fled the war in Bosnia, just to killed in the streets of Memphis. The streets are hard and young people fight to break the hold the streets have on them. A young father was doing just that when he was gunned down and left in the back of a car.
The local community is shocked when an elderly man is gunned down. With the help of the locals two suspects are brought in. Their tight lips will make the detectives jobs even harder. A woman is outside collecting wildflowers when she is shot and killed. With little to go on, detectives unravel leads which seems to make the case even hard to solve.
A young man is gunned down and left in the trunk of an abandoned car. Can his killer be found? The brutal killing of a man in a trailer park sends detectives searching for a killer.
A man is robbed and left for dead in a motel bathroom. Detectives have little to go on, and rely on the victims missing items to lead to their killer. Gunshots ring out in the middle of the afternoon in a residential neighborhood. Finally a witness steps up and says she saw a man flee the scene.
A young man lay shot dead in the middle of a street. Can a cell phone and a pawnshop ticket hold the clues detectives will need? The body of a woman is found dumped on some railroad tracks. Detectives are shocked when a tip comes in that someone may be holding out on them. They are convinced when they learn this person knows things they shouldn't know unless they are the killer.
A sting operation is put in motion to catch a killer. A brutal execution goes down in the middle of a busy neighborhood.
The tragic murder of a woman strangled just days before Christmas has detectives scrambling for clues. To make matters worse their killer burned the car the victim was in and there is a snowstorm looming.
A family man is robbed then shot and killed. Detectives hunt for his killer. A local high school kid is gunned down in cold blood as he walks home with him friends. Now detectives a hunting for two suspects.
Two men lay dead in the middle of a busy street. The roommate of the two victims is missing and detectives think he may hold a clue about the murders. One man is dead and another is wounded. With limited leads and witnesses they hold out hope the survivor will be able to identify the shooter.
A young father-to-be is robbed and killed, detectives are hot on the tail of the killers because of a tip. Can detectives locate their killers before they leave the country?
One young man is dead and another young man is seen fleeing the scene. Detectives rely on eye witnesses to identify this killer, and bring him to justice. A young mother is shot dead in her vehicle. Her year old twins crying from the back of the vehicle. They leads are more mysterious than they are helpful but every single one is followed up on to catch this killer.
Four adults and two children lay dead in was is being called the worst mass murder in 15 years. Detectives scramble for clues and learn the deaths may be gang related. Can detectives locate these killers for before they take anyone else out?
In Dallas, Detectives Scott Sayers and Ken Penrod are investigating a home invasion that left a young man dead. Is their suspect just a young suburban mom, or a criminal mastermind? And in Cincinnati, a brutal stabbing ends the life of a hard-working grandfather. After interviewing a series of family members, Det. Jenny Luke finds out that her suspect may be closer than she initially thought.
Investigators lead a cross country search for the killer of a young man killed during a robbery. With nothing more than street names for their killers to go on, the set out on their manhunt.
A home invasion has turned deadly, investigators are called to the scene of a young man found dead. With their eyes on a suspect they have to wonder if this killer is just a suburban mom or if she is a cold blooded killer. A hard working and loved grandfather is stabbed and left for dead. The detectives interview friends and family. Could this killer be closer than she appears?
In Memphis, Sgt. Debo Carson and her team investigate the murder of a man shot dead outside of his house. The case takes a turn when a man investigators believe to be a witness becomes a suspect. In Dallas, a carjacking spree leaves one man dead.
In Memphis, Sgt. Connie Justice investigates the homicide of a man found bludgeoned to death in his apartment. With no witnesses to the crime, Justice must rely on the physical evidence from the victim's apartment to track down her suspect.
In Detroit, Sgt. Gary Diaz and Officer Kelly Mullins investigate a triple shooting that left a young mother and her friend dead. The third victim, a critically injured 18-year-old girl, is the only one who can tell them what happened. And in Dallas, a man is intentionally run down and killed by someone in a car.
A grandfather hears a knock on his door, little does he know that a killer stands on the other side of it. The suspect flees the scene and crashes his car just down the road. Will the car be the key to identifying the killer? In a bedroom and elderly man lies dead, his killer strangled him. Is the strange man people saw knocking on doors the killer? Can detectives identify him and find him in time?
Along the bank of the mighty Mississippi River is the body of a unknown man. The victim is homeless which makes identifying the man even more difficult. Working against a ticking clock detectives work to find a suspect of the beaten homeless man.
Two teenage suspects are questioned when a man is found beaten to death in a stairwell. Detectives are shocked at the boys ages and what prompted the attack. An up and coming singer is found shot in a car, it looks like a drug deal has gone bad and left the man dead. Could a troublesome past in Mexico play a role? Or is it just random evil?
A man is found dead outside in a vacant lot. Detective have no leads, no witnesses and the motive for the killing. Can the detectives track down suspects in time? Murder is always bad, but the murder of an innocent child drives detectives to work harder. When a young mother and her 10-year-old son are brutally stabbed and killed, detectives work against the clock to track killers.
As the First 48 ran out on Phoenix detectives, 16-year-old Lonny Bassett stood accused of brutally killing his two friends with a shotgun. Would his claim to self-defense hold water or would the evidence detectives collected in the first 48 be enough to convince jurors of his guilt? In Miami, a minor altercation on the highway ended with a shooting that took the life of an innocent young man.
Detective Rick Duggan arrested two suspects for the murder of Leonel Valle. Now the justice system needed to determine which of them was most responsible - the girlfriend, Marsela Cortez, whose fingerprints were found on his empty safe, or her jealous ex-boyfriend, Gerardo Hernandez?
In Dallas, two teenaged boys are shot outside a nightclub--one is critically wounded, the other is left in a coma. As Det. Eddie Ibarra puts the pieces of the case together, he is temporarily pulled away to assist in the search of woman who has been missing for six days.
Detectives are called to a shooting that has left a man dead. When a woman shows up to retrieve something from the scene detectives wonder if she knows more than she lets on. A man guns down a mother of two, a witness comes forward to tell detectives the man is headed for Mexico. With the help of the SWAT team, they attempt to cut him off before he can flee.
In Cincinnati, Detectives Keith Witherell and Bill Hilbert attempt to crack the code of silence surrounding the death of a 28-year-old man gunned down on Main Street. In Dallas, Detectives Mark Ahearn and Robert Quirk work quickly to solve the murder of an aspiring social worker who risked her life by reaching out to help a two-time convicted killer.