Srinivas Kuchibhotla, a 32-year-old engineer from Hyderabad was killed when a man fired at him and his friend, also an Indian from Warangal, at a bar in Kansas, US on Wednesday night. The attacker, a 51-year-old Navy veteran, allegedly yelled "get out of my country" before opening fire.
Mr Kuchibhotla and his friend Alok Madasani, 32, also an engineer was rushed to a local hospital, where Mr Kuchibhotla died of his injuries. Mr Madasani, who is stable now, has been discharged from hospital. Another man, 24-year-old Ian Grillot, who had stepped in to try and stop the shooter was also shot but is expected to survive.