This week in Shieldinch… the arrival of a vengeful Tyler puts Alex’s reunion with teenager Jessie in jeopardy.
Tyler ambushes Alex over the disappearance of Dave, but Tyler keeps his cool. Later, when the Murdochs come together, Rory tries to keep calm but Lou struggles with her guilt. Lenny senses something is wrong, but is stunned when Lou confesses it was her who shot Dave.
As the Murdoch’s join forces, Jessie McAllister arrives in Shieldinch looking for her dad, Alex. Despite his best efforts to keep Jessie away from Murdoch drama, he’s shocked to discover that Tyler has taken his daughter hostage.
Elsewhere, Bob faces a dilemma when he’s offered the chance to go on a quiz show with Angus. With no truce between the friends on the horizon, Bob tries to enlist the help of others, but Angus has quizzing plans of his own. Dylan, Cameron and AJ find themselves caught in the crossfire of the warring best friends which leads Stevie to stage an intervention.
Ruby sets her sights on going to Joe’s funeral, convincing a reluctant Ellie to go with her. However, confronted with the reality of Joe’s memorial, Ellie changes her mind, leaving Ruby to go alone.
Emotions quickly run high when Ruby returns to Shieldinch with Jac Dunn – Joe’s sister.
River City, BBC One Scotland, March 31st at 8pm. Viewers outside of Scotland can view the programme on the BBC iPlayer.