Ex-The Voice, is shot dead after US showChristina Grimmie, from 22 years, He was hit as he autographs. She came to be bailed out, but could not resist; author killed himself after.
The singer Christina Grimmie, known for its participation in the popular program “The Voice” American television, He was shot dead in the early hours of Saturday (11) after a show in Orlando, US us.
She came to be bailed out, but succumbed to his injuries. The author of the shots was soon killed then.
The incident occurred around 22.30 Friday local (0h Saturday Brasilia) no teatro The Plaza Live, em Orlando, where the singer performed alongside the band Before You Exit.
The attacker, whose identity has not been disclosed, shot Christina, from 22 years, when she gave autographs at the end of the show. Near 100 people attended the presentation, but few remained in place at the time of the crime, He told France Press.
According to reports from several witnesses to local media outlets, They were heard four or five shots.
Christina's brother dropped the assailant immediately after the shooting. During the fight, the gunman shot himself and was declardo still dead at the scene, according to a police spokesman, which did not disclose suspicions about the possible causes of the attack.
“We do not know if it was just a crazy fan who was following her on Twitter or other social networks”, said police spokesman, Wanda Mile. “Christina's brother is a hero for having prevented the shooter hurt others”, he said.
Grimmie, from 22 years, He was also known for his intense activity on YouTube, where there is more than 3,1 million subscribers and participated in the famous TV show “The Voice” in 2014, finishing third. No Facebook, its official website has almost 3 million tanned.
In 2011, she released her first commercial album, titled Find Me. His second album – Side A – We hit stores in February.
As soon as the news spread, fans of the singer and other artists started sending messages with the hashtag #PrayForChristina (Pray for Christina, in Portuguese).
Singer Adam Levine, which was Christina technician during The Voice, posted a picture with her and said he is “sad, Shocked and confused”. He also said “This is not fair”.
No Brasil, it was the most commented on Twitter during the night. “#RIPChristina my thoughts and prayers are with their loved ones”, said the singer Demi Lovato to his fans on Twitter
“There are no words. We lost a beautiful soul with an amazing voice. Our hearts are with friends, fans and family @TheRealGrimmie”, It was the posting of the official profile of The Voice program on Twitter.
singer's fans published on social networks videos of their presentations, including the version of the song “Wrecking Ball”, of Mylie Cyrus, which showed in a The Voice stage.