The famous youtuber and the former “The Voice” star Christina Grimmie was reportedly shot dead when a gunman opened fired at a Florida concert venue as singer signed autographs for fans after the show and then killed himself, officials said on Saturday.
The Orlando Police Department has confirmed the death of the singer.
According to the reports the 22-year-old singer had performed with the band ‘Before You Exit’ at The Plaza Live in Orlando and the concert ended at around 10pm, and Grimmie was shot as she was signing autographs. After the gunman shot the singer Grimmie’s brother tackled the gunman who then shot and killed himself.
Grimmie tweeted few hours before her concert encouraging fans to come see her perform.
Adam Levine posted a photo of himself with Grimmie on Instagram, commenting before her death was confirmed: “I’m sad, shocked and confused. We love you so much Grimmie. We are all praying hard that you can pull through this … this just isn’t fair.”