An Indian engineer was killed and two others harmed when an American man opened fire on them after purportedly hollering “get out of my country”, with the nearby police calling it as a “possible hate crime”.Srinivas Kuchibhotla, 32, working at the Garmin home office in Olathe, was killed in the shooting on Wednesday night, while another Indian and his associate Alok Madasani was fundamentally harmed and is fighting for life at a neighborhood hospital.
One other identified as Ian Grillot was additionally harmed in the shooting.The accused, Adam Purinton, 51, was captured on Thursday morning, five hours after the incident.It was a tragic and senseless act of violence,” Olathe Police Chief Steven Menke told reporters.
According to nearby media reports, he shouted “get out from my country” at the Indians.Purinton, a naval force veteran, later supposedly told a barkeep in Clinton, Missouri, where he was hiding that he killed two Middle Eastern people, the Kansas City Star said.
The Indian Embassy has swung energetically and two senior authorities of the Indian Consulate in Houston have been sent to Kansas to help the victims’ families.Consul Ravindra Joshi and Vice Consul Harpal Singh hurried to Kansas to help shooting victim.
They are en route and will reach by night,” the consulate said in a tweet.accused has been charged with premeditated first-degree murder and his bond has been set at USD 2 million.
According to Garmin, Kuchibhotla and Madasani worked in the organization’s avionics systems. We’re disheartened that two Garmin partners were included in the previous evening’s (Wednesday night) episode, and we express our sympathies to the family and companions of our colleagues included. Garmin will have grievance instructors on location and accessible for its partners today and tomorrow,” Garmin said in an announcement.