Singer Christina Grimmie dies in Orlando shooting

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MIAMI: Singer Christina Grimmie, who starred in NBC’s “The Voice,” died Friday after being shot at a concert in Orlando, Florida by an unidentified gunman, who then killed himself, police said. “With deep regret, we have confirmed Christina Grimmie, @TheRealGrimmie, has died from her injuries,” the Orlando Police Department said on its Twitter account. The 22-year-old Grimmie had performed with the group Before You Exit at Orlando’s Plaza Live Theater and stayed after to sign autographs and sell merchandise.

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 & killed himself,” the police said. Grimmie was rushed to the Orlando Regional Medical Center. The motive of the gunman, who was not identified, was unclear.

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