International Student From India Shot & Killed

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Family and friends are mourning the death of Sai Kiran Aila, a graduate international student from India after he was shot and killed in Miami, Florida.

Sai Kiran Aila, 21, was studying for his master’s degree in information technology at Atlantis University in Miami, Florida. At around 2 a.m. Sunday, June 14 he was gunned down in an area of the city known as Little Havana. Kai was taken to the hospital, but later died from the injuries.

Police are investigating the shooting and a suspect hasn’t been arrested yet. Anyone with information should call the Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers tip line at 305-471-TIPS

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Atlantis University issued this statement:

“The death of a student affects the entire Atlantis University community, and all of us send our deepest expressions of sympathy to Sai Kiran’s parents, family and friends. Sai Kiran’s passing is made even more painful as the University embraces its Indian Student Community formed by great professionals who come to the United States to pursue a graduate degree.”

Sai’s family in Hyderabad is now working with the Indian government to have his body sent back home.


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