The basic details sound like the ingredients of a wild west movie: a country town, a lone gunman, armed police and a shootout at the local railway station.
- Socialist MP Percy Brookfield was fatally shot at Riverton in 1921
- His killer was Koorman Tomayeff, a migrant originally from Russia
- Both men had been on the same train from Broken Hill, but Tomayeff’s motive remains a mystery
But unlike a Hollywood blockbuster, the events at the small South Australian settlement of Riverton on March…