doc holliday
Doc Holliday

Jim Flynn is a forgotten man in Old West history, for the most part.  But on January 17, 1882, he pulled off a major feat by arresting three big named shootists.

johnny ringo
Johnny Ringo

Doc Holliday and John Ringo got into an argument on a Tombstone street, probably a follow-up to the OK Corral fight and the shooting of Virgil Earp.  Wyatt Earp was also there, and things threatened to go violent. Flynn—a city policeman—came upon the scene, then disarmed and arrested Ringo and Holliday.  Flynn also took Wyatt into custody for carrying a concealed weapon, but the charges were dropped.

Like this article? Try: Ike Clanton

Related Articles

  • painting earps vendetta cowboys riding by bud bradshaw

    His name was O.C. “Harelip Charlie” Smith, and he may be the least known member…

  • Big Jim French was at most of the important actions in the Lincoln County War.…

  • John Denson was one of the Clements family, cousins to John Wesley Hardin and an…