Shawn is asked by a woman he went to grade school with to help her father, a former police captain, find who murdered someone... as he's not able to remember either the perpetrator or the victim.
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In the newspaper article about Mike his last name is McKay, but later when we meet Mike's girlfriend she has a box holding Mike's personal belongings and it is labeled McMillan, M. indicating that Mike's last name is McMillan. See more
Burton 'Gus' Guster
Shawn, in case you're confused, "closed" means "go away, stay out".
Yes, in the negative language dictionary, which is clearly the only edition you own. But in the positive language edition, "closed" means "Come in, step over the chain. There's so many less people to trample all over what you're looking for!"
References When Animals Attack!