Days of Our Lives
Abe (James Reynolds) orders Hope (Kristian Alfonso) to fire JJ (Casey Moss, not pictured) on the Nov. 27, 2017 episode of “Days of Our Lives.” NBC

He is grieving following his comatose son’s shooting, and now, after seeing the man who pulled the trigger on him in his hospital room, Abe will demand that Hope take permanent action against JJ on the Monday, Nov. 27 episode of “Days of Our Lives.”

After going to chase down a suspect for a break-in at the docks, JJ (Casey Moss) wound up shooting Theo (Kyler Pettis) in the town square, mistakenly pulling the trigger a second before he realized who he was aiming the gun at, or that he had been unarmed. Since then on the NBC soap, Theo fell into a coma following a surgery to try and extract the bullet from his chest, and the relationship between the Carver and Horton families has become strained.

Though he was immediately suspended from the force for the incident, JJ has still been feeling incredibly guilty for what happened, and has wanted a chance to apologize to Theo. After sneaking into the young man’s hospital room, he managed to get his moment to apologize and beg Theo to recover, because he will never be able to forgive himself if the young man doesn’t make it through. However, as he held Theo’s hand, Abe (James Reynolds) came into the room and saw him there.

Now, the town’s mayor is furious that the cop who shot his son and put his life on the line was able to get as close to him as he did, and using his authority and power, he will go to Hope (Kristian Alfonso), his newly minted police commissioner, and order her to further the consequences against JJ, by dismissing him from his job permanently.

Hope has been previously lenient with JJ, who is an extended member of her family. Not only did she let him return to work following a brief suspension when he violently threatened Ben (Robert Scott Wilson) after his return to town, but she repeated the action now. Now, Abe will call her reluctance to fire him into question, and when it becomes clear she may be allowing nepotism to win out, he will decide that she may not be cut out for the position he gave her after all, and she too could find herself being replaced with someone unexpected—her own fiancé, Rafe (Galen Gering).

“Days of Our Lives” airs weekdays on NBC.