As reported on Deadline the USA's Shooter will only have eight episodes this season and it was originally set to air 10 episodes, but will not only last eight episodes, The Season 2 finale will now air Sept. 5.
The comes after the Ryan Phillippe broke his leg in an accident while he was with his family earlier.
Tweets from Ryan Phillippe
1. hey, guys. i didn't injure myself doing a stunt or anywhere near the set of shooter. i was the victim of a freak accident during a family— Dr. Philz (@RyanPhillippe) July 17, 2017
2. outing on sunday. my leg is badly broken & required surgical attention, but i will make a full recovery, am in good hands, and will be— Dr. Philz (@RyanPhillippe) July 17, 2017
3. back in action soon. thank you for all the well wishes, support, & concern. also a special thanks to the paramedics & first responders— Dr. Philz (@RyanPhillippe) July 17, 2017
As stated in his tweets he was on a family outing when this unfortunate event happened, Injury was on his leg and it was so bad that it needed surgical attention and recovery time.
He wasn't back in action soon enough for the filming of ninth episode. However, the eighth episode apparently concludes in a way that could work as a season finale.
Shooter airs Tuesday nights at 10/9c on USA.