Christina Grimmie Dies After Being Shot In Orlando: Tributes Paid To The Singer
Christina was a contestant on The Voice US in 2014.
Stars and fans are paying tribute to singer and former contestant on The Voice US, Christina Grimmie, who was tragically shot dead outside a concert venue in Florida.
Christina had been performing with Before You Exit at The Plaza Live in Orlando, before heading to meet fans and sign autographs at a merchandise table.
The BBC reports that a man opened fire on her while she was signing autographs, and was 'tackled' by Christina’s brother (who has been praised for his bravery) before the assailant shot and killed himself.
Christina, 22, tragically died of her injuries in hospital.
The gunman’s identity has not been released. An investigation is ongoing.
Stars and fans of the singer and YouTuber, and some of her former fellow The Voice contestants, have been paying tribute on social media:
Our thoughts are with Christina’s family and friends.