MANILA, Philippines – Singer Christina Grimmie was shot and is now in critical condition after a concert at Plaza Live in Orlando.
According to NBC, Christina and the band Before You Exit were signing autographs after a concert on Friday, June 10 (Saturday, June 11 in Manila), when a male suspect shot her. Christina’s brother tackled the attacker, who then shot himself.
The identity of the suspect and motives for the shooting are still unknown, but police told news groups he had two guns with him.
After she was shot, Christina was taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center, according to USA Today. No one else at the scene was hurt.
Christina became a popular singer on YouTube before she joined The Voice in 2014, finishing in 3rd place.
Christina performed for her Filipino fans in 2014, singing at 3 malls in Metro Manila. – Rappler.com