Deadliest Sniper In US Military History, Chris Kyle, Shot Dead At Texas Gun Range

Deadliest Sniper In US Military History, Chris Kyle, Shot Dead At Texas Gun Range
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The man who is considered to be the Michael Jordan of snipers was killed, along with another man, at a Texas resort’s gun range.

Chris Kyle, former Navy SEAL and author of the 2012 memoir American Sniper, was shot and killed at the Rough Creek Lodge on Saturday afternoon.

Police have arrested Eddie Ray Routh in connection with the killing of Kyle and another man.

Kyle is known for his servce in Iraq, for which he is credited with 150 confirmed kills.

His most remarkable kill was from a mind boggling 1.2 miles away.

We will have more details about the incident when they are made available.

James Gilbert | Elite.

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