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US singer Christina Grimmie shot dead after Orlando concert

US singer Christina Grimmie shot dead after Orlando concert
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US singer Christina Grimmie has been shot dead.

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US singer Christina Grimmie has been shot dead. The 22-year-old rose to fame after appearing on the American talent show, The Voice.

She was targeted by an unidentified gunman as she signed autographs after performing at a concert venue in Orlando, Florida. Grimmie was rushed to hospital but later died of her injuries.

The perpetrator was tackled by her brother but managed to fatally shoot himself in the head.

Christina Grimmie was performing w/ beforeyouexit</a> After the show, she & band members stayed to sign autographs. <a href="https://t.co/szMG8AepQG">pic.twitter.com/szMG8AepQG</a></p>&mdash; Orlando Police (OrlandoPolice) June 11, 2016

In 2014, Grimmie, finished third during season six of The Voice, competing on the team of Maroon 5 star Adam Levine.

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