TMZ Sports has uncovered court documents that allege former NFL running back Chris Johnson hired a Florida gang member to kill two men, who were involved in the drive-by shooting that left Johnson will a bullet wound to the shoulder and his friend dead back.

The drive-by took place back in 2015 when the Jeep Johnson and his friend were in was shot at around 4 am.  Johnson suffered a bullet wound to his shoulder and recovered.  His friend, Dreekius Johnson, who was driving the Jeep was killed.

Police believe the shooting was gang related.  In January of 2016, Johnson is accused of hiring Florida gang member, Dominic Bolden.  He is alleged to have shot and killed two men believed to be involved in the shooting that left Johnson’s friend dead.

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