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Famed 'American sniper' killed at Texas shooting range

The man hailed as the deadliest military sniper in US history has been shot to death at a Texas firing range, allegedly by a former soldier with post-traumatic stress disorder. The death of former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, 38, was confirmed Sunday by FITCO Cares, a foundation he helped start that worked with returning soldiers to help them cope with PTSD -- the same ailment that the alleged shooter is said to have suffered from.

UPDATE 2-Texas man arraigned on murder charges in shooting of ex-Navy SEAL

(Recasts with suspect's military service) Feb 3 (Reuters) - An Iraq war veteran accused of gunning down former U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, a prominent military sniper, and another man at a Texas shooting range has been arraigned on three counts of murder, Texas officials said on Sunday.

Texas man arraigned on murder charges in shooting of 'American Sniper'

Feb 3 (Reuters) - The man accused of gunning down former U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, a prominent military sniper, and a second man at a Texas shooting range has been arraigned on two counts of capital murder, the Texas Department of Public Safety said on Sunday. Eddie Ray Routh, 25, was accused of killing Kyle, 38, and Chad Littlefield, 35, a neighbor of Kyle, on Saturday afternoon at the Rough Creek Lodge, about 50 miles southwest (80 km) of Fort Worth, the department said.
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