The "throat" entry shot, which was the failed first shot, was not a long shot. If that first shot had been a successful head kill shot as intended, one shell would have been placed on the sniper nest floor. After the first shot came the gap or pause in the shooting, then 2 quick rounds by the back-up team. Back to the first shot: it was simultaneous with the firecracker sound everyone heard by the grassy knoll. That noise was cover for the first shot. At this point, the grassy knoll team we