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Kansas man charged in shooting of two Indians in possible hate crime

Srinivas Kuchibhotla

By: Eastern Eye Staff

A Kansas man was charged on Thursday (23) with fatally shooting an Indian man and wounding another Indian man and an American in a bar, as federal authorities investigated the incident as a possible hate crime. Adam Purinton, 51, was charged in Johnson County, Kansas with one count of premeditated first degree murder and two counts of attempted premeditated first degree murder, Johnson County District Attorney Stephen Howe told a news conference. Purinton is accused of shooting and killing Srinivas Kuchibhotla, 32, and wounding Alok Madasani, 32, in the Austins Bar and Grill in Olathe, Kansas, on Wednesday evening, according…

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