Adam Purinton, the suspect in a February shooting at an Olathe, Kansas, bar, now faces federal hate crime charges, the Justice Department announced Friday. A grand jury indicted Purinton, 52, for shooting and killing Srinivas Kuchibhotla due to his race, color, religion, and national origin. He was also charged with the attempted murder of
Adam Purinton was arrested at an Applebee’s in Clinton, Missouri, after he allegedly told one of the staff members that he had killed two Iranian men in a bar.
By Jon Parton