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The Latest: Olathe Shooting

An Olathe church honored victims of a fatal neighborhood bar shooting that may have been racially motivated. About 400 people sang, prayed, and lit candles last night (FRI) at First Baptist Church to remember 32-year-old Srinivas Kuchibhotla and two other men who were injured. Those in attendance described the community as "tight-knit" and one that embraces diversity. According to the Kansas City Star, a group of employees of Austins Bar and Grill gathered in front of the bar after the vigil for a moment of silence. The bar has been closed since Wednesday's shooting, but is scheduled to reopen today (SAT). Thirty-two-year-old Alok Madasani told The New York Times that the alleged shooter, Adam Purinton, "asked us what visa are we currently on and whether we are staying here illegally." Madasani said he went in to get a manager, and by the time he returned to the patio, the man was being escorted out. Madasani was released from the hospital while 24-year-old Ian Grillot remains hospitalized. Purinton is jailed on murder and attempted murder charges.

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