Singer Christina Grimmie shot dead at concert

In a swift but tragic turn of events singer Christina Grimmie was shot dead by a gunman, police said on Sunday. A gunman opened fire at a Florida concert venue as singer Christina Grimmie signed autographs for fans after a show, killing the onetime star of The Voice before shooting and killing himself, officials were quoted as saying by news agency AP.

gimmeA publicist for Ms Grimmie, Heather Walsh, said in an email early today that “we can confirm that Christina has passed and went home to be with the Lord.” The Orlando Police Department also confirmed on its official Twitter page that Ms Grimmie had died.