A scary scene unfolded in Orlando early this morning involving NFL running back, Chris Johnson. According to early reports, he was riding in a car with some friends when an unknown car pulled alongside them and opened fire. Johnson was hit in the shoulder and is expected to be ok, but two of his friends in the car were alone hit and one died. Details are still developing.



The driver of the vehicle, Dreekius Oricko Johnson, 28, was killed by gunfire, according to the Orange County sheriff’s department.

Johnson and Reggie Johnson, 29, were passengers in the Jeep, per the sheriff’s office. The latter Johnson suffered gunshot wounds to his shoulder, hand and leg. He, too, is in stable condition.

No arrests have been made in what police are calling a homicide investigation.

According to a police report, deputies arrived at the scene to find a Jeep with one deceased man and two others with gunshot wounds on the sidewalk. The victims said an unknown vehicle pulled up beside them at a red light and opened fire.

The sheriff’s office said no further information will be released at this time.

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NFL running back Chris Johnson was shot in the shoulder during a drive-by in Orlando, FL early Sunday morning and one of the people in his car was killed. Orange County Sheriff officials say the shooting took place around 4:09 AM, when a mystery shooter opened fire on a Jeep that Chris was in along with two other people.

The victims told police they were stopped at a red light when another car pulled up next to them and began shooting. Chris was hit in the shoulder … and another person in the car was also hit and died from his wounds. Sources close to Johnson tell us the former NJ Jets and Tennessee Titans player was returning from a concert and was heading to a recording studio when he was shot.

More details to come. Prayers to go out the family and friends of the victim.