The Voice – Season 9
Grimmie appeared as a contestant on The Voice in 2014, where she was mentored by Adam Levine.
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Soon after, the Christian pop-rock artist rose to fame.
But Grimmie's life was cut short when James Loibl, 27, shot the budding star twice in the head and chest after her Orlando performance in June.
Now, photographs taken from the night of the shooting, which were used in the police investigation, reveal Loibl standing in the back of the crowd during her concert, arms crossed.
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Little did concert goers know, Loibl was armed with two handguns, holstered inside the back of his jeans, as well as a hunting knife strapped around his left ankle.
The singer's brother Mark, who performed with her during the show, was seated behind the merchandise table nearby.
"Christina never judged anyone, so it didn't matter what someone looked like or if they acted weirdly, she just had this way with people. Everyone loved her and we literally never had a problem with any fan. Nothing," Mark said of Loibl's differing appearance from Grimmie's usual fans, teenage girls.
When it was Loibl's turn to meet the Grimmie, she reportedly opened her arms for a hug. Loibl then grabbed his gun and shot her before fatally shooting himself in the head.
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Since her tragic death, many stars have come forward to grieve Grimmie's loss. Adam Levine even offered to pay for her funeral, while pal Selena Gomez was sent into a tailspin