Linville Hagen, on trial for murder, claims that the victim Nick Danello was shot through a window from a fire escape, and that Hagen fired at the killer. The defendant's lawyer Leo Campbell claims that he can bring in a witness, a woman who was beaten up by the victim. But the woman can't be found. When she's finally tracked down, Inspector Queen, Ellery and Frank Flannigan hear a gunshot from outside her window, break down the door and find the woman lying unconscious -- shot from the fire escape. Written by
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Well, there it is. Now I know who killed Vic Danello, and who probably killed Dottie Lomax. Now, if you've been paying attention, you probably have it figured out, too. Oh, yeah, there are a lot of suspects, some of them obvious, some of them not so obvious, but it took Flannigan's broken nose to complete the picture. Let's see if we come up with the same solution.