According to E! News- Christina Grimmie is dead after being shot after her show earlier this evening in Orlando, Florida — The singer, who appeared on The Voice ,died shortly after being taken to the hospital
Her publicist released an official statement confirming her passing:
“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.”
Orlando Police also confirmed her death:
According to authorities, she was signing autographs for fans with members of ‘Before You Exit’ when a man approached her and shot her. Grimmie’s brother tackled the man. After he was taken to the ground, the man was able to shoot himself.
Police confirmed that Grimmie was in fact the person who was shot. She was in the middle of a tour with Before You Exit.