Chris Kyle, the former US Navy SEAL sniper who was
responsible for 160 kills during his career as US Navy SEAL sniper, was shot
and killed with another man at a gun range on Saturday, the co-author of Kyle's
A suspect, identified as Eddie Ray Routh, was arrested,
according to reports.
Kyle, who wrote "American Sniper" about his
military service from 1999 to 2009, and another man were found dead at the Rough
Creek Lodge's shooting range Saturday, according to the Fort Worth
Star-Telegram, quoting Erath County Sheriff Tommy Bryant. The second victim was
"It just comes as a shock and it's staggering to think
that after all Chris has been through, that this is how he meets his end,
because there are so many ways he could have been killed" in Iraq, said Scott
McEwen, who wrote the book with Kyle.