It was a dark night in Dodge City when a man named, Lou Shippin guns down another man. Kitty tells Matt all about it, but with the cover of darkness, it isn’t much.
All Matt has to go on is a clue that the shooter rode to El Kater. In the strange town Matt gets resistance from the start. The whole town seems to be on the side of hiding the outlaw. How can Matt smoke him out?
Heading for the Salloon in town, Matt is certain one of the men there is Shippin. How can he figure out which one he is? It turns into a test of wills, and strategy.