OLATHE, Kansas- Lenexa, Kansas GPS manufacturer Garmin. Ltd. says they are devastated by the shooting death of engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla.
Adam W. Purinton, 51, allegedly shot Srinivas Kuchibhotla, 32; Alok Madasani, 32, of Overland Park, and Grillot of Grandview, 24, at Austins Bar & Grill near 151st Street & Mur-Len Road. It is being investigated as a possible hate crime. Purinton is said to have shouted “get out of my country” before opening fire.
“We’re devastated by the senseless tragedy that took the life of one of our associates and friends, Srinivas Kuchibhotla, and injured another, Alok Madasani. Our thoughts are also with Ian Grillot, deemed the “Good Samaritan” for his heroic efforts that fatal evening. Srinivas was a valued member of our engineering team and will be greatly missed. We are working closely with Srinivas’s and Alok’s families and appreciate the outpouring of support for them. As we grieve this tragedy as a community, our thoughts and prayers are with all involved.”