In May of 2011, an elite squad known as SEAL Team Six killed Osama bin Laden at his home in Pakistan.
Though the raid has been dissected by military specialists and reenacted in films like Zero Dark Thirty, no one knows for certain what actually happened that night, as none of the SEALs involved in the operation have spoken to the press. Until now.
Rob O'Neill has identified himself as the soldier who fired the shot that killed bin Laden.
O'Neill plans to speak with Fox News later this month and provide the first detailed eye-witness account of the mission that took down the world's most wanted man.
O'Neill will be the subject of a special titled The Man Who Killed Osama Bin Laden. In it, the 38-year-old Montana native will reportedly open up about such mysterious details as the disposal of the body and the existence of a bin Laden death photo.
The 16-year military veteran previously spoke with Esquire magazine under condition of anonymity, for a piece titled simply "The Shooter."
The details of Navy SEAL operations are generally classified, but O'Neill says he's speaking out as a result of his dissatisfaction with the US military's recent reduction of pensions and healthcare benefits for veterans.