Brad Turner, a young black man who is an old friend of Peggy's, shows up at her door one night with his friend Jimmy Whitewing, who is part Indian. They were in a liquor store when it was held up, with Jimmy getting wounded during the incident, making it look like Brad and Jimmy committed the robbery. Peggy performs first aid on Jimmy, but also calls Joe Mannix. When Mannix tries to convince them to go to the police, however, they flee. Mannix nevertheless decides to investigate the matter, hoping to exonerate them.