Outside the Club, Lauren shivers. "I don't know..." Michael soothes her. He can't find a pulse on Carmine. He asks Lauren if she did this. She says he was already on the ground when she arrived. He asks about Fen. She hasn't seen him. Michael says he heard the shot over the phone. Michael notices Fen's silver chip on the ground. Lauren shouts. "No!" Michael says everyone saw Fen leave. Lauren gets hysterical. Michael says, "Fen was never here." He grabs the gun and shoots the wall. Lauren realizes they'll think it was him. Michael tells her to erase their phones. Inside, Gloria is worried about Fen having seen the sex tape. She rants at Alex who won't let them leave. Gloria calls Lauren's phone, and Kevin and Chloe talk. Alex realizes one cop is unaccounted for so heads outside where Michael is holding a gun, and telling Lauren to go. Alex and the cops aim at Michael. Alex checks Carmine. "Who did the honors?"
Lily and Cane play hooky from work at Crimson Lights. Victor calls Cane to meet at the ranch. Lily hopes Victor will respect Katherine's wishes. Kevin and Chloe come in and ask them if they've seen Fen. They worry he's somewhere getting high. Later, Lily calls to make dinner reservations and order a cake for Cane. "It's for a celebration."
Paul has Father Martin and Sister Clare at the station. He says he thinks they had the wrong adoptive mother and shows them a photo. "Was this the woman who adopted Nikki's baby?" Later, Paul calls Nikki to say he has information on her son. After, he gets a call from Alex and says he's on his way.
At home, Victor greets Nikki, who says he has that 'mogul glint' in his eyes. She declines his invitation to dinner. He asks about her doctor appointment, "Is everything alright?" Nikki explains her MS symptoms are worse due to stress. Victor clucks about her losing Katherine. Nikki's phone rings. She doesn't answer. Cane arrives so Nikki leaves. Victor muses about Cane going from bartender to CEO, noting that Katherine must have had faith in him. He says he will be well rewarded. Cane realizes he's not Victor's family. Victor says he won't fire him; he'll have a powerful position. Cane says no one knows the company like him. He wants a contract to be CEO or he walks. Outside, Nikki listens to Paul's message, and leaves him one saying she needs to let this go.
Devon and Neil run shirtless into Chancellor Park. They talk about Hilary spiking Neil's drink. Neil muses about that taste... Devon says Hilary should be charged. Neil admits he's upset about Hilary targeting his family, but he feels guilty about her mother. Devon says what she's doing isn't justice, it's evil. He decides he'll end it. Later, Neil flashes to drinking with Rose.
Mason and Hilary canoodle in their suite. She wants Neil Winters to wish he was dead. Mason would rather get the money and run. He carries her to the bed. Later, Mason is in the shower when Devon comes to the door. He asks Hilary what it's going to take to get rid of her. She says she'll watch them squirm as long as she likes. Devon talks about his mother - he knows what she feels like. He then offers her a million dollars to go away. She wonders why not more - what's the going rate for a dead mother? Devon says it's in her best interest to take it. She thinks that sounds like a threat. Devon leaves and Mason flips out on Hilary. "You promised me money." He's insulted that she thinks rolling around in bed is all the payoff he needs. He says he's done.
In the alley, Michael tells Alex and the policemen that he shot Carmine. Alex has Michael cuffed. Michael says Carmine had Lauren again, so he took the gun from his holster and shot him. Alex prompts, "You came up from behind, right?" Michael agrees. "I killed Carmine Basco." Paul arrives and grills Lauren. Michael argues. Paul has him taken in. Michael hollers at Lauren to find Fenmore. Lauren returns to her suite and leaves Fen a frantic message to call her.
Nikki arrives at the police station and gets up to speed on Businesswoman of the Year dinner from Kevin and Chloe. Kevin tries to find an address for Raven online but comes up empty. They decide to go looking. Meanwhile, Michael is brought into the interrogation room. Paul tells Alex by phone to bag and tag everything in the alley.
Cane rejoins Lily at Crimson Lights. She asks if Victor fired him. He says no, he quit and feels very good about it. "It wasn't going to work out." She says she made reservations at Boulevard to celebrate. He still wants to go.
Nikki returns home and leaves Paul another message that she wants to know the information about her son. Victor hears.
Genoa City Spoilers for Next Week on The Young and the Restless:
Lauren demands to know if Avery will represent Michael or not.
Alex flashes his light on the bullet hole in the brick wall.
Paul tells Nikki that Penelope Harrison and her husband are both dead, but the child they adopted is alive.
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