A teen girl, Jordan, and her father are killed by a bomb planted in their house. When two cops arrive, they are shot by a shooter with a full-auto weapon. The BAU soon discover that the shooter is Owen Savage, a constantly bullied teen with learning difficulties, and that Jordan, who's also been abused and has learning difficulties, is still alive and in a relationship with Owen who's planning to kill again... Written by
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The plot of this episode is very similar to the events of December 24, 2012 in West Webster, NY. A fire was set and the arsonist shot the first responders, killing two and wounding four others. See more
At the end when Rossi puts his hand up to stop the police cars after the Reid/Owen scene, his gun has already been put away. However, when Reid and Morgan start to walk Owen into the station, Rossi's gun is out and he puts it away again. See more
So Owen identifies with being a misunderstood loner. You know, I wish all of our unsubs would just tack their profiles on their walls like this for us.
Dr. Spencer Reid
[looks at him
That doesn't mean anything. What, you grew up in Chicago, a high school jock, and you have pictures of Scottie Pippen and Michael Jordan on your walls and trophies everywhere?
Yeah. But you forgot Walter Payton. Not to mention the sexy ladies of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.
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The Man Comes Around
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