S05E10-Shinwell Holmes chess

Shinwell's apartment Elementary intertitle Dwelling
Location: New York City — First Appearance: "Worth Several Cities"

I know it's not much, but the price is right.
— Watson, "Worth Several Cities".

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Apartment Exterior.
Shinwell's apartment is Shinwell Johnson's modest one room dwelling located on 124th Street in NYC. ("Scrambled") Secured for him by Watson's realtor step-sister Lin Wen, it has a shower and small kitchenette. He has to maintain the apartment's common areas and make repairs in order to live there. Its first appearance is in the Season Five episode "Worth Several Cities" and its last appearance is in "Moving Targets".


Season Five

Shinwell's apartment is first seen as Watson tells him that Lin secured the rental for him, even though he's an ex-con, and that it's better than a halfway house. ("Worth Several Cities") Watson visits Shinwell at his apartment and while watching him fix his stove, is unsuccessful in getting him to accept her offer to train to be a detective. Later, Agent Calvin Whitlock surprises Shinwell as he walks into his apartment and scolds him for not hiding his gun better. ("To Catch a Predator Predator") Secretly wanting to protect Watson, Shinwell tells Watson to stop interfering in his life and overturning a table, he yells that she's to leave his apartment and not come back. ("Bang Bang Shoot Chute")

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Most of the broken-down stuff is in here.

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You couldn't find a better hiding place?

After a man matching Shinwell's description is seen fleeing a murder scene, Holmes and Watson break into his apartment and find he's fled. Later, on the building's roof, Holmes finds Shinwell fixing a leak and tells him that he's tampered with evidence so Shinwell won't go back to prison. ("It Serves You Right to Suffer") After Shinwell repairs a chess table he found at The Brownstone to thank Holmes, Holmes brings it to Shinwell's apartment. Saying the table in on indefinite loan to him, Holmes says he'll train him as an informant in exchange for information when he and Watson ask for it. ("Pick Your Poison") Watson meets Shinwell at his apartment where he relates that his daughter Chivonne is being harassed by a gang member, Lucien. Since involving the police or hurting Lucien would result in retribution against Chivonne, he asks Watson for another solution. ("Rekt in Real Life")

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It's your second second chance. Do make the most of it.

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Let's see what you got.

After Detective Guzman tells Watson that Shinwell narrowly missed being hit in a drive-by shooting, Watson heads to Shinwell's apartment where he casually says it's part of being in a gang. Only noticing that the car was a old green Chevy, he asks Watson to not investigate the shooting. ("The Ballad of Lady Frances") Breaking into his apartment, Holmes confronts Shinwell over the shooting of SBK member Jameel Clark twelve years previously. Calling Jameel a brother, Shinwell denies shooting him and tells Holmes he's made a mistake. ("Dead Man's Tale") Having moved up SBK's leadership, Shinwell packs his belonging to move out to SBK's neighborhood. He gives Watson a letter confessing to killing Jameel. Later, Shinwell texts Watson to meet and she finds him dead in his apartment. ("Moving Targets") Shinwell's body is removed by paramedics. ("Scrambled")

S05E22-Shinwell dead
Unfortunately, Holmes was right.
Elementary intertitle Elementary Locations
11th Precinct221B Baker St.The BrownstoneDiogenesHemdaleMorgueMorland's officeNewgateScotland YardShinwell's apartmentSing SingWatson's apartment
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