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Feb 2, 2013 Comments Off iResist

Chris Kyle was the most lethal sniper in U.S. military history.

The Blaze – Navy SEAL and bestselling author of the book “American Sniper” Chris Kyle was killed at the Rough Creek Lodge in Texas Saturday, NBC DFW reports.

WFAA adds:

Two people were killed Saturday at a resort in Erath County, according to an alert from the sheriff’s office.
One of the victims at the Rough Creek Lodge near Glen Rose was a Navy Seal sniper, according to the alert.
A warning was issued for the suspect, who was believed to be driving a black Ford F-350 truck with large tires and rims.
The suspect was believed to be highly trained with military experience
Rough Creek Lodge is 53 miles southwest of Fort Worth.

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The status of the suspect is still unconfirmed. However, local media is reporting that a suspect has been arrested.

Kyle was well-known both in his field and by the media, earning the nickname of “the devil of Ramadi” by insurgents, and “America’s deadliest sniper” at home.

You may remember the time he punched former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura in the face.

Kyle served four tours of duty in Iraq and had 160 kills as a Navy SEAL, NBC DFW reports.

TIME magazine asked the man 10 questions last January: