Monday, 19 September 2011

Celebrities Who Were Shot

John Lennon:  Shot by crazed fan Mark David Chapman, outside his apartment building in New York City on December 8, 1980.

Tupac shakur:  After attending a Mike Tyson boxing match in Las Vegas on Sept. 7 1996, Tupac was a target of a drive by shooting. He was rushed to hospital and died six days later on Sept. 13 1996.

Biggie Smalls: Another victim of a drive by shooting. Biggie was shot while leaving a party in Los Angeles on March 9 1997.

Terry Kath (From the band Chicago): Accidentally shot himself in the head (he thought the gun was unloaded), on Jan. 23 1978. His last words allegedly were "don't worry, It's not Loaded".

Phil Hartman: Shot while sleeping on may 28th, 1998 by his wife, who later killed herself.

Johnnie Ace (singer): Shot himself in the head while backstage during a performance. It was believed that he was playing a game of russian roulette.

Rebecca Schaeffer (TV actress): Like John Lennon, Rebecca was murdered by an obsessed fan. She was shot July 18, 1989 Outside her apartment door.

Dimebag Darrell (heavy metal guitarist): A mad gunman opened fired during a concert by the metal group Damageplan on Dec. 8, 2004. Dimbag and three other people were killed. He was later buried in a Kiss Kasket along with Eddie Van Halen's original black and yellow stripped guitar.

Kurt Cobain: Committed suicide on Apr. 5, 1994. He killed himself with a shotgun.

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