John Paul McQueen (James Sutton) is to shock Ste Hay (Kieron Richardson) when he reveals that he hid the gun that could incriminate him in Fraser's murder. But in proving to Ste how much he cares, has JP inadvertently landed him in serious trouble?
Next week's episodes will see both John Paul and Danny (Stephen Billington) trying to help Ste with his drug problem. The pair lock Ste in his room but he escapes out of the window and is soon spied by John Paul buying more drugs in an alley.
It's then that John Paul hits Ste with the news that he was the one who took his gun and hid it. They head to the spot where JP thinks the gun is buried, only to find that it's vanished! Is someone they know now running around with the firearm? And who is the mystery person listening in to their conversation?
Discover more when Hollyoaks airs these scenes on Wednesday 9 July.