'Voice' Contestant Christina Grimmie Shot Outside Concert

'Voice' Contestant Christina Grimmie Shot Outside Concert
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UPDATE: Christina Grimmie has died from her injuries. Read the report here.

Christina Grimmie, a former contestant on “The Voice,” was shot outside a concert in Orlando. She is in critical condition.

The singer was at Orlando’s Plaza Live to open for the band Before You Exit. The incident occurred after the show, while she was signing autographs.

Orlando Police Department spokeswoman Wanda Miglio told reporters that a man with two guns walked up to Grimmie and opened fire.

A witness told the Orlando Sentinel that he heard four or five shots fired. He then saw a young woman on the ground receiving CPR. He said there was blood coming from head.

Grimmie’s brother tackled the shooter, who then fatally shot himself. Police have not identified the shooter.

Approximately 60 people were in the vicinity when the shooting occurred, but no one else was hurt.

Before the show, Grimmie posted a video on Twitter, inviting fans to the concert.

Christina was a member of Adam Levine’s team on Season 6 of “The Voice.” She came in third place.

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