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Kansas Man Pleads Guilty to Indian Immigrant’s Murder

posted on March 7, 2018

The New York Times’s John Eligon reports that a Kansas man pleaded guilty Tuesday to murdering an Indian-born engineer last year in a shooting that federal investigators say was a hate crime. Last February, Adam Purinton confronted Srinivas Kuchibhotla and Alok Madasani, who were both from India, and yelled, “Get out of my country,” before opening fire, killing Kuchibhotla and wounding two others. Eligon writes, “The shooting came at a time of rising angst across the country over anti-immigrant sentiment and its potential ramifications.”

Read at The New York Times