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SEAL Sniper Kyle Fatally Shot on Gun Range
KBTX ^ | Feb 03, 2013

Posted on 02/03/2013 9:48:54 AM PST by nickcarraway

Former Navy SEAL and "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle was fatally shot along with another man Saturday on a Texas gun range, a sheriff told local newspapers.

Erath County Sheriff Tommy Bryant said Kyle, 38, and a second man were found dead at Rough Creek Lodge's shooting range west of Glen Rose, according to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram and Stephenville Empire-Tribune. Glen Rose is about 50 miles southwest of Fort Worth.


TOPICS: Local News; Military/Veterans; Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: banglist; chriskyle

1 posted on 02/03/2013 9:48:59 AM PST by nickcarraway
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"Witnesses told sheriff's investigators that a gunman opened fire on the men around 3:30 p.m. Saturday, then fled in a pickup truck belonging to one of the victims, according to the Star-Telegram.

The newspapers said a 25-year-old man was later taken into custody in Lancaster, southeast of Dallas, and that charges were expected."

2 posted on 02/03/2013 9:52:29 AM PST by Paladin2
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To: nickcarraway

Very unfortunate. Sometimes you have to leave mental health issues to the professionals. And never ever turn your back on someone who’s mentally unstable.


3 posted on 02/03/2013 9:53:32 AM PST by Zhang Fei (Let us pray that peace be now restored to the world and that God will preserve it always.)
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To: nickcarraway

Another seal, was he part of the bin laden raid to.


4 posted on 02/03/2013 9:55:30 AM PST by longfellow (Bill Maher, the 21st hijacker.)
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One of the co-editor of Mother Jones is using this tragedy to push her gun grabbing agenda. She’s tweeting that if guns saved lives, then why couldn’t the Navy Seal protect himself....

Utterly disgusting.


5 posted on 02/03/2013 9:56:11 AM PST by HawkHogan
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6 posted on 02/03/2013 9:58:11 AM PST by Paladin2
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I guess that the second victim was a professional guide from the resort and that it was a resort p/u that was used as the getaway vehicle.


7 posted on 02/03/2013 10:02:09 AM PST by Paladin2
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To: Zhang Fei

Lots of catching up to do:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2984764/posts


8 posted on 02/03/2013 10:05:51 AM PST by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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To: nickcarraway

Something stinks to high heaven on this story


9 posted on 02/03/2013 10:16:03 AM PST by al baby (Hi Mom)
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To: longfellow

That was my first thought too. Taking out the SEALS and the generals....


10 posted on 02/03/2013 10:19:09 AM PST by Borax Queen
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And on the same exact day the Obama Skeet-Gate photo’s released. Uncanny.
11 posted on 02/03/2013 10:28:53 AM PST by 444Flyer (Obama killed the Twinkie, but not the terrorists in Benghazi. What's wrong with this picture?)
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12 posted on 02/03/2013 10:32:00 AM PST by 444Flyer (Obama killed the Twinkie, but not the terrorists in Benghazi. What's wrong with this picture?)
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“Skeet-Gate,” lol! (Those threads had me laughing all day yesterday, he’s such a loser.)


13 posted on 02/03/2013 10:38:31 AM PST by Borax Queen
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What a waste of a talented individual,after what he did for his country,he should have been able to raise a family and stay home.I understand why someone like that,kept trying to do his best for others but in the end that is what killed him.


14 posted on 02/03/2013 12:33:40 PM PST by Del Rapier
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STEPHENVILLE, Texas (AP) — Authorities say a 25-year-old military veteran used a semi-automatic handgun to kill former Navy SEAL and “American Sniper” author Chris Kyle and his friend at a Texas gun range.

Capt. Jason Upshaw with the Erath County Sheriff’s Office says the handgun was found at Routh’s home.

Routh is accused of killing 38-year-old Kyle and 35-year-old Chad Littlefield at the Rough Creek Lodge shooting range Saturday evening. Authorities say Routh had come to the range with Kyle and Littlefield.

Police say that after the shootings, Routh drove to his sister’s home in Midlothian and told his sister and brother-in-law what he had done. After he left, his relatives called the police.

AP update


15 posted on 02/03/2013 12:41:13 PM PST by Jet Jaguar
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“....former Navy SEAL and “American Sniper” author Chris Kyle....”

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I am no Navy Seal nor ex-sniper but if I were, I would definitely not write a book about my exploits.

Even my family would be in the dark.


16 posted on 02/03/2013 12:57:30 PM PST by 353FMG ( I refuse to specify whether I am serious or sarcastic -- I respect FReepers too much.)
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To: al baby

Yeqh juat like breitbart and ratliff


17 posted on 02/03/2013 6:03:42 PM PST by Donnafrflorida (Thru HIM all things are possible.)
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