‘Shots Fired’ Called ‘Autopsy of a Town Like Ferguson’

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In the first 20 seconds of the new 10-part limited prime-time drama "Shots Fired" on Fox, during a routine traffic stop in a black neighborhood near Charlotte, a police officer suddenly shouts “I SAID, GET OUT OF THE CAR!” then squeezes off four semi-automatic rounds. The driver falls onto the pavement, dead. “Shots Fired” centers around Ashe Akino (Sanaa Lathan), an investigator for the Department of Justice, and Preston Terry  (Stephan James), her federal prosecutor boss/partner . . .

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