A former Navy SEAL who said his 150-plus sniper kills prompted Iraqi insurgents to place a bounty on his head was fatally shot at a Texas gun range by a former Marine, authorities told local media.
Chris Kyle was one of two men killed Saturday afternoon at a gun range in Glen Rose, about 50 miles southwest of Fort Worth, the Erath County sheriff told the Fort Worth Star-Telegram and the Stephenville Empire-Tribune.
As an esteemed member of the NRA, I can only hope that people realize if these killed guys were armed and trained in how to use a gun...this tragedy maybe would have been averted. Oh wait, um, my bad. I'll get back to you with a different excuse for more guns. WLP
I agree. The way to prevent shootings is more guns. Everyone should be armed. If the people there would have had guns, this would not have happened.
What?? No conspiracy theory??? Im shocked! And not one "its Obamas fault"???
This is fishy, the one government operative who could top the militias at their own game, sooner or later he would have been called back to start taking out second ammendment defenders. So they got him first. It all fits. Lets look into this marine, any covert contacts with local militia or NRA officials?
That's quite the hysterical little theory you have there.
Guns do not kill folks, why don't you get it already.
Gun deaths top 1'280 since Dandy Hook.
Good morning @banasy @Hamsta
Of course Pr.Obama is to be faulted . Problem soved.Let's get on with the Super Bowl.
oops, that was Sandy Hook. Too many typos.
Good afternoon, saywhat.
Fake Hamstas are so cute!
Happy super bowl day @ banasy and @ saywhat! And i cant believe how easily ppl can be influenced on the supposed suddeness of shootings in the US! This has been going on for decades its just that now its the mood of the moment so everyone is jumping on the bandwagon! Next month will be something entirely different and the media will be on to bigger and better things!
The brag about 150 Iraq insurgents is a lie!
Not saying the guy did not kill 150 of Iraqs people but if anyone looks up the international definition of insurgent then those he killed were not insurgents.
Odd how a nation has turned an ignoble enterprize into some higher cause.
Did all 150 people this sniper killed deserve to die? His own death is tragic, but every death is tragic. I feel sad for his family, but cannot bring myself to call him a hero.
The sniper was doing the job he was trained to do and taking out the enemy that was determined to kill American soldiers was a heroic job well done. Audie Murphy killed many of the enemy in WWII and received the nation's awards and admiration and no criticism from the nations observers.
Evil person who killed 95 people more Pentagons record claim including women. One less NRA gun slinging member makes the world a safer place.
WOW! There are some real disgusting comments here! A "Sniper" is a very specialized position, not only because of the shooting skills, but their mental status, and they are "checked" after each mission as to their mental status! They KILL the enemy to protect their fellow soldiers! The sad thing, no matter what the kill number is, is that he was HOME, helping fellow soldiers to get over their problems What does it say about OUR country when a soldier survives, mulitple tours, during the carnage of war, comes HOME and gets killed?
This is a very sad story for all involved. My heart goes out to the families of the bereaved.
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