By Jeremy Paul Amick
In 1993, a rural Missouri community becomes the bloody backdrop for the crime thriller “Wounds of Injustice”. John Gerber, a Marine Corps veteran who served as a sniper during the Vietnam War, is married to his second wife, Carol, who becomes involved in a sordid affair with a local sheriff’s deputy. Fearful her husband will file for divorce and attempt to seize custody of their young son if the illicit relationship is discovered, Carol and the deputy stage a litany of events designed to place John behind bars, thereby granting her full custody of her son and the freedom to continue the relationship with her new lover. When John later learns of the relationship and recognizes the plans designed to remove him from his son’s life, he embarks upon a crusade to restore the justice he believes is being stripped from him. The consequences of depraved decisions leave several families devastated by murders while a young boy later comes of age, unintentionally following in the footsteps of a father he was taught to despise.