December 8 1980: John Lennon was tragically killed
Late on the evening of December 8th, 1980 John Lennon was tragically shot three times.
John Lennon and his wife Yoko Ono had just arrived at their New York apartment when Mark David Chapman shot John Lennon, a man who Lennon had earlier signed an autograph for that same night.
Lennon was rushed to Roosevelt Hospital but died shortly after. He was only 40 years old.
John Lennon was one of the world's most loved musicians and is still considered a legend today. RIP John Lennon