A broker, a janitor and a secretary are expertly shot on a Miami shopping street, a fourth person in a passing-by buss with untraceable plastic-coated bullets. They aren't relevantly linked, but the team works out the sniper's position and from particles there correctly constructs his USMC-champion-MO and secret 'target-range', which ultimately yields a chilling 'motive'. Written by
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Because of the October 2002 DC-area sniper killings, CBS considered delaying the broadcast of this episode. However, when the two suspects were arrested and charged with the sniper slayings at the end of October, the network reconsidered and chose to air the episode during the November 2002 sweeps as originally planned. The story's similarity to the DC-area sniper killings was purely coincidental and in no way inspired by the DC-area sniper slayings, since the script was written several weeks prior to the attacks taking place. See more
During the part where Calleigh is testing the ballistics of the bullets, the rounds are shown and labeled "28 GRAIN", "21 GRAIN", "14 GRAIN", and "7 GRAIN". Those bullet weights in the .223 Remington caliber do not exist. Those are too light. Real .223 Remington bullets weigh no less than 40 grains. See more
So, how do three people get shot in broad daylight on a busy street and nobody sees anything?