• Thursday, August 11, 2022

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Kansas man gets life in prison for killing Indian immigrant

Srinivas Kuchibhotla with his wife.

By: Keerthi Mohan

A 52-year-old Kansas man will probably spend the rest of his life in prison for killing an Indian immigrant and wounding two others after opening fire last year in a suburban Kansas City bar. Adam Purinton was sentenced on Friday for the death of Srinivas Kuchibhotla in what federal prosecutors have called a hate crime.  The shooting, which took place on February 22, 2017, sparked fears that immigrants were facing more violence after Donald Trump became president of the United States of America. According to witnesses, Purinton uttered racial slurs at Kuchibhotla and his Indian friend as they enjoyed a…

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