Who - Mark Chapman
What - Chapman shot Lennon 4 times in the back with a pistol
The gun that killed John Lennon
Where - Outside of Lennons apartment in New York, New York.
Lennon's apartment (The Dakota) is depicted inside of the pink. Lennon's room within the apartment is shown in green.
When - December 8th, 1980
The day that John Lennon died.
Why - Twisted beliefs and an odd obsession
People protesting The Beatles
Mark Chapman was actually a super fan of The Beatles, but after becoming a born again Christian, he was outraged by John Lennons statement that, "The Beatles are more popular than Jesus." From there, Chapman began to stalk Lennon, eventually catching him before he was home and shooting him dead.
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