The team members hunt for the gunman who shot Ed and learn that the shooter is linked to a drug lord. Meanwhile, Ed undergoes surgery; and his wife experiences complications while delivering their baby.
Gibbs' team is summoned when a Navy commander who had a successful open-heart operation bursts into flames while recovering. Cdr. Janice Byers: Stacy Edwards. Paula Cassidy: Jessica Steen. McGee: Sean Murray.