Atlantic City police detective RICK SANTORO joins his old friend, Navy Commander KEVIN DUNNE, who is working with the U.S. Secretary of Defense, at a heavyweight boxing match. When Dunne's back is turned, the Secretary is assassinated and 14,000 fans become suspects, possible accomplices and witnesses. The arena is sealed as the murder investigation begins. Temporarily in charge and seeking to salvage his friend's career, Rick joins forces with Dunne to examine the facts. The events leading up to the assassination are replayed through the memories of each of the witnesses and, as Rick puts the puzzle pieces together, he uncovers an intricate conspiracy.