After a female jogger is brutally murdered in the park, Rixton and Atwater arrive to see two suspects fleeing the scene. When the men make their way inside a church, the priest and parishioners gather outside to block law enforcement from entering. While investigating the case, Rixton gets caught in a lie with Voight.
When a mutilated sex offender is found dead, it is unclear if he was the victim of a hate crime, sexual assault or self-mutilation. As Intelligence questions those related to the case, they find themselves up against a private “special police” force who may be covering up illegal activities.
After the body of young woman is found with multiple gunshot wounds, Intelligence uncovers details of her case that are similar to other deaths. They work to link all of these murders together to pin down the serial killer, and appease the families of the victims who have been looking for answers.
Severide is brought into the District for questioning after his car is found to have caused a deadly crash. As the investigation gets underway, the team works to uncover a group of car-jackers who may be the key to Severide’s innocence.
(Some Make It, Some Don’t (1) aired on Chicago Fire, S5E09.)
When a young officer is shot dead in the lobby of an apartment building, Intelligence looks to the latest known offenders who have threatened the police. But when a second officer is killed, the team finds that they are dealing with someone who is highly trained and knowledgeable.
Voight calls the team to investigate a homicide involving the only witness in a rape and murder case against an extremely young man, Oliver Tuxhor. Intelligence looks into Tuxhorn’s family and their finances as they try to determine if someone was paid to take out the victim. Meanwhile, Stone offers Antonio a job as lead investigator for the state attorney’s office, and Burgess and Sorensen’s body cameras capture a bizarre exchange with a man that they pull over.
After receiving a complaint from a frustrated neighbor, Burgess and Officer Sorensen arrive to the house of baseball player Jake McCoy, and find the dead body of a 16-year-old girl, Maya Collins. There is conflict within the case as Intelligence learns that Olinsky and McCoy are friends, and McCoy admits that he was helping Maya and other girls try to escape the sex trade. Meanwhile, Burgess and Sorensen track down a thief who turns out to be a cop with a rocky past, and Lindsay gets a mysterious flower delivery that may be tied to her past.
The team hunts drug dealers selling fentanyl, which has been linked to multiple overdoses around the city. Tay and Burgess discover a bloodied child who shares a twisted secret about his home life. Mouse contemplates reenlisting in the Army. Platt informs Tay about her next assignment.
A car plows through a crowd outside of a concert venue and is followed by gunfire, sparking fears that it may be terror-related. Burgess spots Atwater’s brother where he shouldn’t be. The team works to bring peace to the community before more blood is shed.
Platt is sent to the hospital after a vicious attack outside her father’s house. Mouch is questioned and past threats against her are revisited while the team investigates. A gruesome discovery inside the father’s home ups the ante in the case.