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Former Voice contestant Christina Grimmie dead at 22 after being shot at Orlando concert

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The Voice Season 6 contestant Christina Grimmie performing as part of The Voice Tour in 2014. Robb Cohen/Invision/AP The Voice Season 6 contestant Christina Grimmie performing as part of The Voice Tour in 2014. Robb Cohen/Invision/AP
ORLANDO, Fla. -

A former contestant on The Voice has died after being shot at her concert in Orlando.

Police were called to the Plaza concert venue around 10:30 p.m. local time. Police say the concert was over and Christina Grimmie, 22, was signing autographs when a man walked up and shot her multiple times. Police say Grimmie's brother tackled the gunman, and that's when the suspect fatally shot himself.

A motive for the shooting, as well as the suspect's identity, have not yet been released.

Her rep said in a statement, "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. If you'd like to give back to Christina's family in her memory, please consider donating to the families GoFundMe page in their time of need."

Saturday night, the hashtag #PrayForChristina began trending across social media.

She competed on NBC's The Voice in 2014, and finished in third place.

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