Clay Allison, the two-gun time bomb who called himself a “shootist,” died on Jun. 30, 1887 notfrom a bullet but under the wheels of his own wagon. There were two Clay Allisons.
At approximately 9:10 p.m., Friday, July 24, Coryell County Sheriff’s Office received a 9-1-1 call in reference to a neighbor being assaulted. The caller relayed that his neighbor had come over and told him that she had been beaten, tied up, and stabbed.