Remembering “The Shot Seen ‘Round The World”
By Bob Owens
You probably don’t know his name, but if you were of a certain age in 1993, you almost certainly know his shot.
On August 16, 1993, Columbus SWAT sniper Mike Plumb got into position behind his Steyr SSG PII, and focused intently on a suicidal Doug Conley, just 82 yards away. Conley had pulled a cheap plastic chair into the middle of a residential intersection, and was pointing a .38 Special revolver at his head, threatening to commit suicide in the sweltering August heat.
When Conley took a swig from a beverage offered by police he momentarily lowered his hand holding the …read more
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