UPDATE: Shooting Suspect Identified In Christina Grimmie Murder

By  //  June 11, 2016

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ABOVE VIDEO: Voice alum Christina Grimmie sings the title track from her latest album, “With Love.”

ABOVE VIDEO: Memorial grows and police hold press conference. (WOFL FOX 35 Video)

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Kevin Loibl

UPDATE: Shooting suspect identified in the Christina Grimmie murder is 27-year-old Kevin James Loibl, according to Orlando Police Department.

The killer reportedly drove from St. Petersburg to kill Grimmie.

This case is still under investigation.

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ORLANDO, FLORIDA – Orlando Police responded to a call of shots fired Friday night at the Plaza Live, located at 425 N. Bumby Ave. Upon arrival, officers found the male suspect dead with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound and one victim who was gravely injured.

That victim was singer and ex-‘The Voice’ contestant Christina Grimmie, who was transported to the hospital with critical gunshot injuries but later died as a result of her injuries.

Christina Grimmie was performing with the band ‘Before You Exit’ at The Plaza Live Friday evening.

The concert ended at 10 p.m., however, band members and Christina stayed to sign autographs for fans and sell merchandise.

Detectives were told the suspect – who is not being identified at this time – walked toward Christina and shot her. Christina’s brother immediately tackled the suspect stopping him from causing any more harm to Christina and her fans. During the struggle, the suspect shot himself.

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ABOVE VIDEO: Singer Christina Grimmie was shot late Friday night at The Plaza Live concert venue in Orlando. (WOFL FOX 35 Video)

Christine Grimmie was 22. 1994-2014 (Image by Nikki Nelson/WENN.com)

Christina Grimmie was 22. 1994-2014 (Image by Nikki Nelson/WENN.com)

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ABOVE MAP: Orlando Police responded to a call of shots fired Friday night at the Plaza Live, located at 425 N. Bumby Ave. Upon arrival, officers found the male suspect dead with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound and one victim who was gravely injured.


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