US efforts to avenge Osama for 9/11 saw fruition through Operation Geronimo (2 May 2011), orchestrated at Osama's residence near Abbottabad, Pakistan, where he along with a few family members were shot by Navy SEALS.
Hailed as President Obama's major achievement, the authenticity of the operation as well as its conduct have been subjects of interest for conspiracy theorists and legal experts.
O'Neill writes on finding and shooting Osama , "In less than a second, I aimed above the woman's right shoulder and pulled the trigger twice, Bin Laden's head split open, and he dropped. I put another bullet in his head. Insurance."