In a dark world of junkies, dealers and thieves, Laura is an angel searching for a way out. Tonight, she is on the street to score as a taxi ride spins her back in touch with an old friend, Jack, and the shelter she seek In a nearby alley, Trevor, a gifted soccer player, and his girlfriend, Fiona, kiss. They laugh and she teasingly calls for help. Her call is heard - and so is the gunshot that reverberates through the streets. A shot that will intertwine the destinies of several individuals in a tidal wave of change. A nation is transfixed by the Law TV broadcast of the trial of two cops who stand accused of viciously beating and shooting Trevor. As the trial unfolds, the truth emerges - a truth imbued with the power to change the life of a girl who dreams of a world without dope.