Coronation Street SPOILER: Eileen Grimshaw cries out in horror as her boyfriend Jan Lozinski is SHOT by human trafficker Rachel Healy
Coronation Street has lined up a dramatic shooting storyline for this autumn, after Eileen Grimshaw plans to go on the run with her boyfriend Jan Lozinski.
After being led to believe that he was involved in a human trafficking ring, Eileen will be stunned to see Jan return to Weatherfield in the coming weeks, and asks her to leave the cobbles so they can be together.
But the couple’s plans are brought to an abrupt end by villainous Rachel Healy, who after being arrested for her involvement in the trafficking ring, shoots Jan and leaves him for dead.
No! Coronation Street has lined up a dramatic shooting storyline for this autumn, after Eileen Grimshaw plots to go on the run with her boyfriend Jan Lozinski
Eileen (played by Sue Cleaver) was devastated earlier this summer when it was revealed that Jan (Piotr Baumann) had been involved in a human trafficking ring inside a nail bar.
The plot was exposed after Seb Franklin (Harry Visinoni) learned that his love interest Alina Pop (Ruxandra Porojnicu) was being forced to work in the nail bar and live in squalid conditions to support her family.
After police stormed the operation and arrested everyone involved, viewers learned that Jan was actually working undercover, and had successfully exposed the operation.
Terrifying: Rachel Healy – who was arrested for her role in the human trafficking ring – will the pull the trigger at stalking Eileen in her quest for revenge
Is he dead? Jan is caught in the crossfire and is left for dead, and it remains to be seen whether he will survive
Dark: Rachel was arrested for her role in the human trafficking ring, which saw her force girls to work in the nail bar after illegally bringing them to the UK from Eastern Europe
In a sad twist Jan was told he could no longer see Eileen for her own protection, and she was left thinking he was just another man who had lied to her.
But in the coming weeks Eileen is shocked when Jan makes a risky return to Weatherfield to reveal the truth, and suggests they leave together for a new life away from the cobbles.
Unbeknown to Eileen she has been followed to the meeting point by Rachel, who was stalking her and Seb in a quest for revenge.
Dramatic: Eileen is left desperately trying to save Jan, after he returned to Weatherfield to suggest they go on the run, He had worked as a police informant in the trafficking ring
Dark: The storyline has seen Coronation Street explore the issues of human trafficking and modern slavery
Off she goes! After firing the deadly shot, Rachel flees, and it remains to be seen whether she will be caught
Pulling out a gun, the villain fires a shot at Jan and flees leaving him for dead, with Eileen crying out in horror as she tries to save her boyfriend’s life.
It remains to be seen whether Jan will survive the heart-stopping ordeal, and if he and Eileen will find a way to be together.
Of the storyline a source told The Daily Star: ‘Jan is one of the main witnesses in the police case against the human traffickers.
‘They had no idea that he was working as a police informant and all trusted him. So it’s no wonder that Rachel wants him dead.’
Coronation Street continues on Monday at 7:30pm and 8:30pm on ITV.
Saddening: It remains to be seen whether Jan will survive the heart-stopping ordeal or if Eileen is heading for more heartbreak