American Voice star Christina Grimmie killed while signed autographs

Singer Christina Grimmie, who starred in NBC's "The Voice," died early Saturday after a gunman shot her following a performance in Florida, authorities said.

Christina Grimmie

A man armed with two guns walked up to the singer as she was signing autographs late Friday night and opened fire, Orlando Police spokeswoman Wanda Ford said according to CNN.

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The assailant – who was tackled by Christina Grimmie’s brother – then shot and killed himself. The 22-year-old singer died in a local hospital, BBC reports.

In 2014, Christina Grimmie finished third during season six of The Voice.

R.I.P Christina Grimmie

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