Austin Perry was a gunslinger in Louisiana. He was born in the late 1800s in Amite, Louisiana. He grew up in Rapides Parish, Louisiana in North Louisiana. He was a farmer, and he had three children. Austin was in a shoot-out with the Revenuers around North Louisiana. They were shooting behind trees. Austin and his brother-in-law D. Cooper fought in a gun duel against each other. They both drew there guns and Austin drew his quicker, but Austin's son Clinton grapped his father's gun to try and stop the duel. D. Cooper shot Austin, who fell, Austin, shot then crawled to his gun and shot and killed D. Cooper. Cooper died instantly. Austin died later. The duel took place April 7, 1923. Both of the men shot and killed each other in a gun duel.