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Suspect apparently thought he shot 'Iranian people' in Kansas bar attack that killed Indian man

Suspect apparently thought he shot 'Iranian people' in Kansas bar attack that killed Indian man

An employee at the restaurant where a man was arrested last week on suspicion of the racially motivated shooting of two Indian men told a 911 dispatcher that the suspect admitted to shooting two Iranian people.

The suspect, Adam Purinton, 51, made his first appearance in court Monday via video link. He has been charged with first-degree murder and first-degree attempted murder.

According to witnesses, Purinton yelled, “Get out of my country,” at two 32-year-old Indian men, Srinivas Kuchibhotla and Alok Madasani, before he opened fire at Austin's Bar and Grill in the Kansas City suburb of Olathe on Wednesday evening.

Kuchibhotla was killed and Madasani...

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