Christina Grimmie shot and killed by an obsessed fan
A former the voice contestant Christina Grimmie has been shot dead after a music concert at Orlando Florida.
The 22 year old Grimmie was said to be meeting fans and signing autographs when a man in the crowd suddenly opened fire.
The suspect, a man who was said to be carrying two guns then shot and killed himself after gunning down the singer.
Christina Grimmie was a former contestant at the US singing talent show The voice.
She came third position in the sixth season of the popular singing contest.
She just finished a concert and was signing autographs and selling merchandise with her band before you exit outside the live plaza theatre in Orlando Florida when the yet unidentified man walked up to her and shot her.
Grimmie's brother tackled the man to the ground preventing him from harming any more people.
In the course of their struggle, the man shot himself dead.
The young singer was said to have been in critical condition and held on to life in the hospital before finally dying from the gunshot wounds.
Police are investigating how the assailant was able to bring in weapons into the high security area.
Friends and fans are pouring out their grief at Christina's death.
Her striken family ask for privacy at this dificult time.
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