Last Wednesday (2/28 News Gist) Srinivas Kuchibhotla and Alok Madasani, both engineers at Garmin, were shot at Austins Bar and Grill in Olathe, KS. Srinivas was killed in the attack. The gunman U.S. Navy veteran Adam Purinton was stopped by Ian Grillot, who was also injured in the incident. Witnesses claim the gunman told the victims to “get out of my country”. It is believed to have been a racially motivated act of violence and is currently being investigated as such.
President Trump had been criticized for failing to denounce the attack before he addressed it in his speech to Congress Tuesday night (3/1 News Gist). The White House had condemned the incident Tuesday, prior to the President’s address.