Christina Grimmie, shot and killed in Orlando

June 11th, 2016 by Megan Washington

It is with a heavy heart that we share the news of the passing of Christina Grimmie. The former Voice contestant was signing autographs at the Orlando venue when a man walked up to her and shot her. Grimmie’s brother is being credited as a hero since he immediately sprung and tackled the man. During the scuffle, the shooter killed himself.

It is not known the details of where the shot or shots hit Grimmie.

Her family has a GoFundMe page where fans can make donations.

Information can be found on the ABC News official information release HERE.

We cover shows in the Tampa and Orlando markets and want to encourage everyone to continue to go to shows. Please do not let these terrible events take away the place where you feel safe. Music moves all of us and should be used to heal and not hurt.