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Police ID alleged gunman in Christina Grimmie​'s shooting death

'The Voice' star Christina Grimmie shot, killed at Orlando concert

ORLANDO, Fla. – Police have identified the man who allegedly shot and killed former "The Voice" competitor Christina Grimmie as 27-year-old Kevin James Loibl (pictured below), of St. Petersburg.

Grimmie died after being shot Friday night at an Orlando concert venue, according to police.

[UPDATE: Gunman, Christina Grimmie did not know each other, police say ]

Orlando police said the shooter killed himself after being tackled by Grimmie's brother at The Plaza Live on Bumby Street.

Grimmie, 22, who performed with a band named Before You Exit, was signing autographs about 30 minutes after the concert ended when the gunman walked toward her and shot her, police said.

Grimmie's brother immediately tackled the gunman, who shot himself during a struggle, police said. The shooter, who had two guns, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said Grimmie's brother is a hero because he prevented his sister's fans from being injured.A witness said others tried to help Grimmie.


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