ORLANDO — The Voice singer Christina Grimmie has died after she was shot at a Florida concert venue while signing autographs for fans following a show, officials said Saturday.
The 22-year-old was rushed to healing facility after a man opened fire before shooting.
The Orlando Police Department confirmed on its official Twitter page that Grimmie had died.
Police said the suspect “walked up and shot” Grimmie as she signed autographs for fans at a merchandise table.
She was shot about 10:45pm local time on Friday at The Plaza Live, where she had performed earlier with the band Before You Exit.
The gunman was not identified, and police have not said why he attacked the singer. An investigation is ongoing, but police credited the singer’s brother with preventing the gunman from hurting others.
Grimmie, a New Jersey native, finished third during season six of NBC’s “The Voice.” She began amassing a following on YouTube as a teenager, gripping online viewers with her powerful renditions of hit songs. Several of her videos on YouTube have garnered millions of views.
CCTV cameras lying idle
BETRAWATI— The CCTV cameras installed at main market area and road side of Bidur Municipality in Nuwakot are lying idle.
As many as 25 sets of CCTV which were installed on the initiative of Nuwakot Chamber of Commerce and Industry are now dysfunctional.
The cameras were set up at the cost of Rs 3.5 million. The concerned side has not paid any attention to repair the cameras in the public which were helpful in maintaining security in the areas.
Right now almost all the CCTVs installed in the public places are not in functioning condition, said Basanta Kunwar, Superintendant of Police.
The cameras were installed a year ago in collaboration among the Nuwakot District Development Committee, Bidur Municipality, different banks and financial institutions.Follow @gorkhapost