A Legend Slain

It’s just not fair!

from: FoxNews

Chris Kyle, a former U.S. Navy SEAL credited with the largest number of  confirmed kills, was one of two people fatally shot at a North Texas shooting  range Saturday, Texas Highway Patrol confirmed to Fox News.

Erath County Sheriff Tommy Bryant told the Star-Telegram that Kyle, 38, was shot by a suspected gunman, identified as 25-year-old  Eddie Ray Routh, around 3:30 p.m.

kyleRouth allegedly opened fire on the two men before fleeing in a pickup truck  belonging to one of the victims, according to the report.

Routh was apprehended and taken into custody in Lancaster, southeast of  Dallas, where he was arraigned on two counts of capital murder.

35-year-old Chad Littlefield was also killed in the shooting.

Kyle set the record for confirmed sniper kills at 150 and received multiple  valor awards, including five Bronze Stars with Valor and two Silver Stars,  according to US military records.

Kyle wrote the best-selling book, “American Sniper: The Autobiography of the  Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History,” detailing his 150-plus kills of  insurgents from 1999 to 2009.

I published an article regarding this hero a while back. Here it is.