Bounty hunter Fallon brings the body of a wanted man he killed in cold blood to Laramie to claim the reward. When Troop learns Fallon plans to stay in Laramie for a few days, he assumes Fallon is after someone in Laramie. Troop warns Fallon against trying to withhold information from the law on anyone wanted and that Fallon's bounty hunting days in Laramie are over. Fallon shows Troop a poster he has never seen on a man wanted for robbery. However, Johnny recognizes the man as someone with whom he is close friends. Troop sends Johnny to bring him in for questioning but the man's son knocks Johnny out with a whip handle. The father decides they must tend to Johnny rather than run. While taking Johnny to the doctor, Fallon sees them and takes Red prisoner forcing Troop to intervene.