In this scene during chapter 4 Ponyboy is getting dunked in the pool by a Soc because him and Johnny picked up 2 soc girls. Johnny freaks out and kills the soc and the other ran away.
Later on after the two troubled boys had no where to go after the mistake they have done their best resource was to go to the greasers most wild one, Dally, for support. When they reached him they were told to run away with 50 dollars and a gun that Dally has gave them.
The boys decide to hide out behind a church outdoors the night before, when they awake johnny decides to get groceries. When he comes back he gets Pony boy a book he's always wanted. But they come to the conclusion to disguise themselves, which includes cutting and dying their hair
All of a sudden Dally comes to visit the two boys and gives Pony a letter that soda gave to him which explains that e wishes that pony would turn himself in also Dally says that he's been taken to the station since he's easily accused to everything that goes bad. Soon, they all went out to Dairy Queen and while eating Dally explains that Two Bit got jumped since the Soc are angered that 1 member is dead but is ok and Cherry Valance is a new spy for the Greasers.
When the boys come back the church is filled with flames dew to a cigarette they left lighten up. Kids were crying and still in the church since they had a picnic in the church earlier that evening which causes pony and johnny to go out and help which Dally told them not to do. Dally went after them after Pony heard johnny scream and hit pony in the back which causes him to pass out
Once Pony wakes up he is in a ambulance to the hospital and so are Dally and Johnny who both are ok, and then Soda and Darry come to visit Pony and he realizes that Darry does care for him.