Sadly Johnny's injures proved to be fatal and all of the greasers were saddened, but Dally was the most distraught after losing another person he loved. So out of his unrelenting depression, he jumped in front of armed policemen with an empty heater (gun) and was gunned down; dying instantly.
After a court hearing, Ponyboy was acquitted of all charges all charges regarding Bob's murder and recently made a truce with Darry, promising to never fight again
He sits down and then writes his english project regarding all the events that had previously transpired. He names this autobiography, The Outsiders.