Purinton reportedly got into an argument with the victims and hurled racial slurs.

Kansas shooting Three bullets were fired at Indian techie Srinivas Kuchibhotla
news News Wednesday, March 08, 2017 - 09:58

The man accused of shooting two Indian techies and an American at the Austin's Bar and Grill in Kansas in United States, reportedly fired three bullets at Srinivas Kuchibhotla on February 22, suggesting that he was trying to kill him.

According to Times of India, the details of the incident were revealed in an affidavit filed with the Johnson County judge.

51-year-old US Navy veteran Adam Purinton reportedly had medals pinned to his white navy T-shirt and wore a scarf when he carried out the 'unprovoked firing' on Kuchibhotla.

Srinivas (32) was killed and his friend Alok Madasani was injured after Adam shot them. Another US citizen, Ian Grillot, was also injured when he tried to intervene.

Purinton reportedly got into an argument with the victims and hurled racial slurs. He yelled "get out of my country", "terrorist" before shooting them.

Srinivas and Alok were working as aviation programme managers at Garmin.

Kuchibhotla's body was brought back to Hyderabad later, where his last rites were performed.

Purinton was arrested and faces one charge of first-degree murder and two charges of attempted first-degree murder, while the next court date has been scheduled for March 9.

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