Holby City spoilers: Fans furious over shock Jac Naylor shooting – is the fan favourite character dead?

The medical drama’s special episode ends with a huge cliffhanger.

Last updated: 6 December 2017 - 11.24am

Is Jac Naylor dead? The popular Holby City character was left fighting for her life in the cliffhanger on Tuesday night’s episode (December 5).

Naylor, played by Rosie Marcel, bumped into a mysterious character in the hospital stairwell who shot her and left her for dead.

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Jac Naylor played by Rosie Marcel in Holby City

After the hospital plunged into darkness, viewers heard a gunshot and the next thing they saw was Jac crawling in agony along the floor before passing out.

The BBC’s preview for Thursday’s follow-up episode reveals the following details:

"The resolve of the Holby family is put to the test when a face from the past arrives with a chilling vendetta. How will the team cope when their whole world is torn apart?"

Earlier in the episode, viewers had witnessed Jac breaking down over the recent death of Jasmine, sharing an emotional moment with Fletch and a reconciliation with Oliver Valentine. The doctor had then revealed to Raf that she was planning to leave Holby, shortly before she got shot.

Viewers took to Twitter in horror at the heartbreaking scenes, expressing dismay at the possibility of Jac being killed off.

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Holby City continues on Thursday at 8pm on BBC One.

Catch up on BT TV via the BBC iPlayer app.

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