‘Voice’ Contestant Christina Grimmie — Murderer Traveled to Concert to Kill Her

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UPDATE: The man who murdered “Voice” contestant Christina Grimmie appears to be a deranged fan who had a specific mission — to travel to Orlando and kill her at the concert venue.

Police confirmed the story TMZ broke — there is no apparent connection between Grimmie and the killer.  He showed up to her concert Friday night with 2 handguns, 2 loaded magazines and a large hunting knife.  There were no metal detectors at the venue.

Cops say the man is 27-years-old and as far as they know never tried to get in touch with Christina on social media.  He traveled from another city in Florida and apparently felt he could get away with it because he had plans to return home.

Christina was gunned down after the concert, during a meet-and-greet with around 120 people.

Police officials say they believe the murderer was not accidentally shot during a struggle with Christina’s brother.  They believe he killed himself.

Cops say they will release the identity of the killer later today.

Former ‘Voice’ competitor Christina Grimmie is dead after a shooting in Orlando.

Christina was doing a meet and greet with fans Friday night following a concert … when a man walked up to her and simply opened fire. Her brother tackled the shooter, but the man was able to get free enough to shoot and kill himself.

Christina was rushed to a hospital, but died early Saturday morning from her injuries. Police are hailing her brother as a hero for stopping the massacre of countless more people.

Christina and her brother were performing with their punk band Before You Exit, Friday night. Since finishing in third place in 2014 … Christina signed to Island Records, and was reportedly working on an album.

Grimmie was 22.