‘Voice’ Singer Christina Grimmie Shot And Killed At Orlando Concert

first_imgIn tragic news, 22-year old singer Christina Grimmie from ‘The Voice‘ was shot and killed last night after an Orlando, FL performance at The Plaza Live Theater with the band Before You Exit. While meeting with fans to take pictures and sign autographs after her appearance, a gunman walked up to the former contestant of NBC’s hit program and opened fire, according to Orlando police spokeswoman Wanda Ford.Ford went on to say that Grimmie’s brother, Mark, immediately tackled the unidentified shooter before he could harm other innocent bystanders, but not before he shot and killed himself. Grimmie was rushed to the hospital, but unfortunately succumbed to the the gunshot wounds. “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.Her ‘Voice’ coach, Adam Levine, took to social media to express his thoughts and condolences, “I’m sad, shocked and confused….We love you so much Grimmie. This just isn’t fair.”Our thoughts and prayers are with Christina Grimmie’s family during this time.[via CNN]last_img read more