A cop hires the hitman to kill him and his family.
When a highly publicized court case draws near, MS-13 gang members decide to take out the witnesses. One of those witnesses is a cop, and he knows he's the next target for murder.
But the cop hires the hitman to beat them to it.
This story originally appeared in Blood Business. It also appears in The Hitman Stories, an omnibus edition of all 6 hitman stories).