Overland Park Crime
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Recent Crime News
Friday | via The Gazette
A 51-year-old man faces first-degree murder charges after shooting three men in an Olathe, Kan., bar Wednesday night, police say, reportedly telling two of them, local Garmin engineers from India, to "get out of my country." Authorities would not classify the shooting as a hate crime, but federal law enforcement officials said Thursday they are investigating with local police to determine if it was "bias motivated." Comment?
Friday | via Hays Daily News
A Kansas man who reportedly told two strangers - Garmin engineers originally from India - to "get out of my country" before he shot them in an Olathe bar was charged Thursday with first-degree murder in the death of one of his victims. OLATHE - A Kansas man who reportedly told two strangers - Garmin engineers originally from India - to "get out of my country" before he shot them in an Olathe bar was charged Thursday with first-degree murder in the death of one of his victims. Comment?
Friday | via Denver Post
This undated photo provided by the Henry County Sheriff's Office in Clinton, Mo., shows Adam Purinton, of Olathe, Kan., who was arrested early Feb. 23, 2017, in connection with a shooting at a bar in Olathe that left one person dead and and wounding two others. A 51-year-old man faces first-degree murder charges after shooting three men in an Olathe, Kan., bar Wednesday night, police say, reportedly telling two of them, local Garmin engineers from India, to "get out of my country." Comment?
Friday | via New York Post
A Navy veteran killed one Indian man and shot another in a Kansas bar, screaming "Get out of my country!," moments before he started blasting away, police said. Adam W. Purinton, 51, of Olathe, also was charged with attempted murder in the shooting of two other men at Austin's Bar and Grill: Alok Madasani, 32, of Overland Park, Kan., and Ian Grillot, 24, who tried to intervene. Comment?
Friday | via The Wichita Eagle
In a south Olathe subdivision of newer two-story homes, pairs of shoes scattered this week on one front porch symbolized the shattering of Srinivas Kuchibhotla's American dream. The shoes belonged to dozens of visitors recognizing the Indian custom of removing footwear when entering homes. Comment?
Monday Feb 13 | via KCTV5
A Washington man has been put in jail after plotting to hire someone to kill his wife and four-year-old daughter. Police say they were tipped off to his plan after the man accidentally sent a text message to his former boss - instead of a hitman. Comment?
Thursday Feb 9 | via Switched
This week PBS premiered Oklahoma City , an illuminating documentary thatrevisitsthe 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building and the broader climate of far-right extremism that spawned the homegrown terrorist Timothy McVeigh. We should all hope that President Trump and his advisers are paying close attention, because by focusing their attention exclusively on terrorism inspired by overseas groups like ISIS, they could be missing the next McVeigh. Comment?
Thursday Feb 2 | via KCTV5
The suspect arrested on Friday in connection with an Overland Park shooting that left a 28-year-old dead has been charged with murder. The shooting happened at W. 106th Street and Conser in Overland Park around 4:15 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 2. A woman, Billy Jo Goodface, was shot at as well and was grazed by the bullet that went through her shirt but not her arm. Comment?
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