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Kansas shooting shocks an Indian city where 'every other house' has someone in America

Kansas shooting shocks an Indian city where 'every other house' has someone in America

The shooting death of an Indian man in a possible hate crime in suburban Kansas City has shocked his family and his hometown of Hyderabad, which sends thousands of students and professionals to the United States every year. 

Srinivas Kuchibhotla, 32, was shot along with an Indian co-worker Wednesday night at a bar in Olathe, Kan., by a man who reportedly said, “Get out of my country,” before opening fire. Kuchibhotla’s friend and a local man were wounded.

Kuchibhotla was remembered Friday as a devoted son who loved life in the United States and took frequent trips with his wife to visit Indian friends living in other cities.

His brother-in-law, Venumadhav...

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