A woman is abducted from a mall parking garage. She’s raped, beaten, shot and left for dead. Sara collects evidence from her and grows attached to her. Nick and Grissom analyze the crime scene. Catherine and Warrick are given boxes of evidence from a shooting that goes to trial in four days. The CSI who had the case has quit and they have to prove what happened. To make Catherine’s life more complicated, Eddie has taken out a second mortgage without her knowledge.