Originally Posted by JimN
How much closer could he be than point-blank range? He got to his target- the only problem is he used bad ammo or the gun is faulty. I would see that as a failure by the security team to keep people from getting to the speaker, not a failure on the part of the would-be assassin.
My critique was solely addressing the shooter, as I saw no evidence of a security team. Perhaps they were out helping little old ladies cross the street?