John Lennon Is Shot December 8, 1980

Tom Brook was a young inexperienced journalist living in New York who’d recently arrived from London. He was also the first British journalist to report live from the scene of John Lennon’s murder outside the former Beatle’s home in New York on 8 December 1980. Here, he gives his personal recollections of what it was like to cover the shooting, and its aftermath for BBC News.

source BBC