A respected member of the community shoots a thief and is hailed as a hero. However, it is found that he himself is wanted for being in the James gang. Hs wife is coming to join him forcing Earp to arrest him when he hoped for a new start.
Earp is investigating a shooting where it appears the clerk Harry Dolan is a hero for shooting a thief. Not knowing who the thief is, Earp searches the stack of wanted posters for a clue to his identity but instead finds that Harry is wanted under the name Harry Drew in Kansas City for being part of the Jesse James gang. They find the thief's horse leading Earp to a cow camp where he learns the dead man may have been part of the James gang himself. Earp returns to Wichita where he tells Harry he must go to jail. Harry tells Earp his wife Ann arrives on the stage that day. Earp lets him meet the stage and gives him the day to tell her he is going back to jail. He and the man he killed Luke Miller who was trying to blackmail Harry for $5000 both escaped jail. Harry has Ann buy a pistol and smuggle it to him in jail. He plans to meet her outside town. He escapes jail but is bucked off a horse so he hides in a barn. Surrounded, he comes out the front where the deputies mortally wound him.... Written by