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On March 4, 2016, Shapearl Wells wakes up to a bamming at her door. It’s the police, telling her that her 22-year-old son, Courtney Copeland, has been shot. Detectives tell her Courtney drove his BMW to a police station for help. But Shapearl’s grief turns into suspicion when police start asking her questions. A co-production of the Invisible Institute, The Intercept, Topic Studios, and iHeartRadio, in association with Tenderfoot TV. We want to hear from you, email us at info@somebodypodcast.com or leave us a voicemail at 773-270-0121. Host: Shapearl Wells Producers: Alison Flowers and Bill Healy Story Editor: Sarah Geis Associate Producer: Ellen Glover Executive Producer, Invisible Institute: Jamie Kalven Executive Producers, Topic Studios: Maria Zuckerman, Christy Gressman and Leital Molad with Special Thanks to Lizzie Jacobs Supervising Producer, The Intercept: Roger Hodge Sound Design: Carl Scott and Bart Warshaw Mix Engineer: Michael Raphael Theme Song: “Everybody’s Something,” Chance the Rapper Add

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