The outlaw Bob Dalton was ringleader of the Dalton Gang, who attempted to outdo crime sprees committed by the James Gang. Dalton planned to rob two banks at once in broad daylight in Coffeyville, Kan. While the gang robbed the banks the townsfolk armed themselves for a shootout. The ensuing gunfight killed three townspeople and Town Marshal Charles Connelly. Grat Dalton, Bob Dalton, Dick Broadwell and Bill Power were killed while Emmett Dalton was shot 23 times but survived.