“It is with deep regret that we have had confirmation that Christina Grimmie, @TheRealGrimmie, died of her wounds,” said Orlando police on his Twitter account.
The artist aged 22 had sung with the Before You Exit group and stayed to sign autographs when a man, who was in possession of two weapons, approached and shot her, police said .
“The brother of the singer rushed on the man, who fired again and killed himself,” police said.
The young woman was immediately transported to Orlando Regional Medical Center, but died of her injuries.
The motivations of the assailant, who was not identified, remain unknown.
“We do not know if it was just a crazy fan who was following her on Twitter or social networks. We really do not know, “said a police spokesman Wanda Miglio, at a press conference.
“This is a truly tragic event. It should have been something joyful, exciting, “she added.
Christina Grimmie, who had participated in the 6th edition in 2014 of the famous show “The Voice” on NBC, had released her first album “Find Me” in 2011.
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Christina Grimmie Shot Video of Police Interview at Plaza Live Theater in Orlando. Christina Grimmie, a singer known for competing on The Voice, is in critical condition Friday night after she was shot after a concert in Orlando, authorities confirmed.
Grimmie and the pop/punk band Before You Exit were signing autographs and selling merchandise after their show at the Plaza Live Theater when a man walked up to her and shot her, Orlando Sgt. Wanda Miglio said in a news conference streamed on video.
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