FLORIDA: Former NBC TV’s The Voice singer Christina Grimmie died Friday after being shot outside a concert in Orlando, Florida by an unknown gunman, TheNewsTribe.com learnt from The Guardian.
The gunmen then fatally shot himself on the spot, police said.
With deep regret, we have confirmed Christina Grimmie, @TheRealGrimmie has died from her injuries.
— Orlando Police (@OrlandoPolice) June 11, 2016
The 22-year-old Grimmie had stayed out to sign autographs outside the Orlando’s plaza after performing with the group Before You Exitat, when a man, who was armed with two guns, walked toward her and shot her, police said.
“Christina’s brother immediately tackled the suspect, who shot and killed himself,” the police said. Grimmie was rushed to the Orlando Regional Medical Center.
Police says the motive of the murderer gunmen was unclear.
“We don’t know if he was just a crazy fan that followed her on Twitter or on social media. We really don’t know,” police spokeswoman Wanda Miglio said at a news conference.
There are no words. We lost a beautiful soul with an amazing voice. Our hearts go out to the friends, fans and family of @TheRealGrimmie.
— The Voice (@NBCTheVoice) June 11, 2016