A gripping story unfolds after a cop accidentally shoots a hostage and sees his partner killed. Tortured by guilt he leaves the area and vows to avoid firearms...a decision he will soon regret! Haunted by the past, his further weakness and indecision lead to three convicts escaping transfer to a top security prison. By a cruel twist of fate the trio, lead by a psychopathic killer, take his family hostage. Tormented by his past and his pledge to never use a gun, he prepares to take on the trio - Unarmed!