Oliver’s next target is businessman James Holder who manufactured sub-standard smoke detectors leading to many deaths. He’s barely had the chance to confront him when a rooftop sniper kills the man. Oliver’s research shows that the assassin is known to INTERPOL but they have no photo of him and is known only by the code name Dead Shot. Some think the killing it’s the work of the Arrow the assassin’s next target, he realizes he will need help. Thea gets into trouble with the police after a drunken spree with her friends. Oliver thinks his mother should take a tougher stance with her. In flashbacks, we learn who shot Oliver on the island.