Another rising star has left us too soon, and in shocking fashion.
Christina Grimmie, who placed in the top three on The Voice‘s sixth season as part of Adam Levine’s team, was shot and killed last night.
Grimmie, who opened for the band Before You Exit at Plaza Live, died from gunshot wounds after performing at an Orlando, Fla., concert.
She was just 22 years old.
While signing autographs after the performance, she was approached by a man with two guns, according to People.
The man shot the singer before being tackled by her brother. He then turned the gun on himself and took his own life.
"The show ended at approximately 10 o’clock," Orlando Sgt. Wanda Miglio said during a news conference early this morning.
"After that they were selling merchandise and signing autographs. We know that the suspect walked up and shot Christina at that point."
"We know that her brother tackled the suspect and that’s when the suspect shot himself."
"Her brother is a hero for saving and stopping him from not hurting anyone else."
According to WFTV, fans tweeted from inside the venue after hearing six gunshots.
Grimmie’s rep confirmed her death in an official statement to People:
"It is with a heavy heart that we can confirm that Christina has passed and went home to be with the Lord."
"She was shot at her show in Orlando, and unfortunately didn’t survive the gun shot wounds."
"We ask at this time that you respect the privacy of her family and friends in their time of mourning."
A GoFundMe page has been set up to aid her family.
NBC tweeted their devastation after hearing about the incident.
"We are heartbroken," the network wrote.
"@TheRealGrimmie is a loved member of our family. Our thoughts are with her and her family. #PrayForChristina."
The Voice judge Blake Shelton responded to the news as well.
"Just reading the same stuff y’all are at this point," Shelton tweeted. "Can’t believe this.."
No other details about the gunman’s motive are available at this time. Our thoughts are with the singer’s family, friends and colleagues.