American sweetheart Christina Grimmie has been killed as a result of a real hate crime in Florida. She was shot by a gunman who had apparently targeted the young singer who rose to fame after appearing on “The Voice”.

He traveled to Orlando from another Florida city specifically to attack her and then fatally shot himself, according to public safety authorities.

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‘The Voice’ Contestant Christina Grimmie Shot and Killed at Concert http://variety.com/2016/tv/news/christina-grime-dead-shooting-the-voice-... via @variety

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Police identify Kevin James Loibl as the man who fatally shot Christina Grimmie https://www.buzzfeed.com/christinacocca/christina-grimmie-shot-after-orl...