"Traumatic Wound"
SVU, Episode 14.21
Production number: 14021
First aired: 1 May 2013
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Written By
Gwendolyn M. Parker & John P. Roche

Directed By
Alex Zakrzewski

The investigation of a gang rape at a concert takes an unexpected twist.


A suburban teen is brutally assaulted when a concert turns into a mob scene. Friends and eyewitnesses give mixed accounts of the event, and Detective Amaro finds himself trying to save the reputation of the prime suspect, a fellow military veteran whose fractured memory could hold the answer to why the girl was targeted.


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