Are derek and garcia dating on criminal minds the episode "100", garcia is instrumental in narrowing down george foyet's location, with the help of kevin lynch. the age of ten, morgan was a witness to the shooting death of his father, also a police officer. although they haven't pursued a romantic relationship, garcia has shown mild jealousy, e. is a fan of the book the emerald sea of dreams (3rd life) and apparently also of the graphic novel ghost world (penelope). morgan often calls him "doc", "kid", "genius", or "pretty boy" and they frequently tease and exchange banter with one another, even going as far as having a joke war in the episode "painless". in the season six finale, he fatally shoots the unsub leader of the human trafficking ring who'd been pretending to be a victim and was about to shoot rossi. in season seven, kevin tried to propose to garcia, but didn't get the chance to do so. cases seem to eat away at garcia, as she often gets nervous or upset when analyzing video or sound recordings of murders or other serious crimes. the "making of" documentary for season three, vangsness stated that garcia's bullet injury was moved from her chest to her stomach between the episodes lucky and penelope since a chest injury would mean there would be a large scar on her chest for several following episodes that would require makeup and also meant that garcia wouldn't be able to show any cleavage. her hacker nickname was "the black queen", likely due to her habit of dressing in black, gothic clothing and makeup. is flamboyant, fun-loving, and provides the rest of the team with comic relief. and finally, both characters are fiercely loyal to the people they care about and take it as a personal offense when someone targets anyone on their team. flynn stands up and aims his gun at the female victim, resulting in morgan instantly opening fire, coldly shooting flynn in the chest repeatedly until "the prince of darkness" dies, and falls back onto the bed. seems to share a playful, flirtatious relationship with derek morgan." after a bit of attempted conversation, flynn starts crying, and asks morgan if he believes in heaven, causing the agent to raise his gun. morgan makes it his life's work to protect his golden goddess, and garcia goes out of her way to make him smile.