Singer Christina Grimmie has died after being shot while signing autographs
Singer Christina Grimmie who starred on the US version of The Voice has died after being shot at a concert venue in Florida by a man who then fatally shot himself, according to NBC News.
“It is with a heavy heart that we can confirm that Christina has passed and went home to be with the Lord,” her publicist Heather Weiss said in a statement, according to NBC. “We ask at this time that you respect the privacy of her family and friends in their time of mourning.”
Orlando Police Department officials told WKMG-TV that Grimmie was shot on Friday night at The Plaza Live, where she was scheduled to perform.
They said Grimmie's brother tackled the shooter, who then shot himself, and that the suspect had two guns.
No further information was immediately available, and an investigation is continuing.
Grimmie, a 22-year-old New Jersey native, finished third during season six of NBC's The Voice.