A woman is killed during a party at a Star Island estate when a man opens fire on the proceedings from a cigarette boat. When a former con is arrested, he acts as his own lawyer and proves to be smarter than he appears. Complicating matters is the fact that the leading witness in the case is the dead woman's young son, who Horatio wants to protect, refusing to let him testify.
Episode number: 3x2 Airdate: Monday September 27th, 2004
At the beginning of the episode, Alexx examines the victim's body and turns it over to disclose a large exit wound. However, there is no hole, bloodstain or otherwise on the victim's shirt, which is pulled up to reveal the wound!