Singer on Mexican The Voice dies in Chicago after shooting


A singer who appeared on the Mexican version of The Voice has died after he was shot in an ambush while celebrating his birthday with friends.

Chicago singer Alejandro "Jano" Fuentes - who was on the talent show in 2011 - died on Saturday at the age of 45.

He was shot three times in the head outside his Tras Bambalinas School on Chicago's southwest side.

People mourning the loss of Alejandro Fuentes
People mourning the loss of Alejandro Fuentes (John J Kim/AP/PA)

The attack happened less than a week after the killing of Christina Grimmie, who appeared on the US version of the show.

Fuentes got into his car with friends and an armed man suddenly ordered him to get out of the vehicle and shot him.

Police said they had no suspects in the attack. They are said to be investigating whether the shooting was an attempted carjacking or a robbery.

Christina Grimmie, 22, was shot and killed on June 11 while signing autographs after a concert in Orlando, Florida.

Christina Grimmie on stage
Christina Grimmie (Robb Cohen/AP/PA)