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Singer Christina Grimmie Shot and Killed After Concert

The former ‘The Voice’ contestant was 22 years old.

Singer Christina Grimmie was shot and killed following an Orlando concert on Friday night. Grimmie’s rep confirmed her death by sending a statement to ABC News:

“It is with a heavy heart that we can confirm that Christina has passed and went home to be with the Lord. She was shot at her show in Orlando and, unfortunately, didn’t survive the gun shot wounds. We ask at this time that you respect the privacy of her family and friends in their time of mourning. If you’d like to give back to Christina’s family in her memory, please consider donating to the families GoFundMe page in their time of need.”

As NBC News points out, the former The Voice contestant was signing autographs after a concert at Orlando’s Plaza Live when a male suspect shot Grimmie. The suspect was tackled by Grimmie’s brother before fatally shooting himself, according to Orlando Police Department spokeswoman Wanda Miglio.

Condolences go out to the singer’s family and friends. Rest in peace.

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