The Cowboys were located in a narrow 15–20 feet (4.6–6.1 m) lot[91] between the Harwood house and Fly's 12-room boarding house and photography studio at 312 Fremont Street,[92] where Doc Holliday roomed. Lake. The ordinance was the legal basis for City Marshal Virgil Earp's decision to confront the Cowboys on the day of the shootout. I ... saw them pull out their revolvers immediately. Physical Address: 613 E. Allen Street Tombstone, AZ 85638. For unknown reasons the Cowboys then walked out the back of the O.K. Billy was in considerable pain and asked for a doctor and some morphine. Marshal for eastern Pima County by U.S. County Sheriff John Behan and Milt Joyce saw an opportunity and exploited the situation. Wyatt later said that on June 2, 1881 he offered the Wells, Fargo & Co. reward money and more to Ike Clanton if he would provide information leading to the capture or death of the stage robbers. The estimated auction price for the painting had been $200,000 to $300,000;[133] the final sale price on June 25, 2004 was $40,250. To avoid alarming Tombstone's public, Virgil hid the shotgun under his overcoat when he returned to Hafford's Saloon. He bought a stagecoach, only to find the business was already very competitive. ", Ike Clanton was hear to reply, "Fight is my racket, and all I want is four feet of ground! For the next few weeks, Virgil represented federal and local law enforcement and Wyatt represented Pima County.[26]:122–123. Tombstone, AZ 85638, Budget / Annual Audit Financial Statements. Corral" redirects here. [8]:4, From Spangenberg's, the Cowboys moved to the O.K. [130], John Gilchriese became friends with John Flood, who had been Wyatt Earp's secretary, confidante, and best friend for many years. [11], Much of what is known of the event is based on month-long preliminary hearings held afterward, generally known as the Spicer hearings. Chase the crowd away and from the door and give me air." Virgil Earp was shot through the calf, he thought by Billy Clanton. "[84], Ike reported in his testimony afterward that Wyatt Earp cursed him. These witnesses' testimony, especially that of H.F. Sills, a disinterested party, discredited much of the testimony given by Sheriff Johnny Behan, Ike Clanton and the other Cowboy witnesses. (Photo by Matthew Casey, KJZZ) Mike Carrafa is partial owner of a newspaper and a real estate company. [13], Though usually opposing each other in their reporting of events, reporting by both the Epitaph and the Nugget initially supported the lawmen's version of events. H.F Sills was an AT&SF RR engineer who had just arrived in town and knew none of the parties involved. "William Clanton, Frank and Thomas McLaury, came to their deaths in the town of Tombstone on October 26, 1881, from the effects of pistol and gunshot wounds[41] inflicted by Virgil Earp, Morgan Earp, Wyatt Earp, and one—Holliday, commonly called 'Doc Holliday'.". Wyatt Earp said in his testimony after the shootout, "I naturally kept my eyes open and did not intend that any of the gang should get the drop on me if I could help it. Holliday was tried for the murder but acquitted, mostly based on the testimony of Webb. [129] The controversy still stimulates ongoing interest in the gunfight and related events. I am right here and am not going away. "[99], Martha J. Billy Clanton was armed with a Colt Frontier 1873 revolver in .44-40 caliber, which were identified by their serial numbers at the Spicer hearing. 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