On February 23, 2017, Adam was arrested for killing an
immigrant engineer and wounding two others at
Austin's Bar & Grill
sports bar in
and Alok Madasani, from
, were the victims. Alok was killed. A man named
intervened to save their lives and was shot in the chest, hands and neck.
The deadly confrontation began unfolding inside the lounge at around 7.15pm on February 22, 2017, and later spilled out into the parking lot.
At least one witness said Purtinton yelled "get out of my country" and racial slurs before opening fire.