The chamber under the hammer was empty by all accounts so he was carrying the gun wisely. Never have your hammer under a live round. He couldn't of committed suicide because there were NO powder burns about the wound and someone had attempted to scalp him! He had a Colt .45 with 7.5" barrel.
What kind of revolver did Ringo have ? It it has been similar to the Colt SAA and the chamber under the hammer was empty, he cannot have commited suicide unless he wasn't alone. He couldn't have... more
Johnny Ringo's death Joe Poncho,Mon Apr 14 10:01