Another update on Chris Kyle murder

Something has been bugging me about the report from the Ft. Worth Star-Telegram

The suspect, identified as Eddie Ray Routh, 25, was pursued to a house in Lancaster by officers, including a local SWAT team. Routh again try to flee in a vehicle but was stopped about 9 p.m. after spikes were laid across a road, Bryant said.

“The suspect has been caught and is in custody in Lancaster,” the sheriff said. Erath County sheriff’s investigators and Texas Rangers were securing a capital murder warrant, he said.

Witnesses told sheriff’s investigators that the gunman opened fire on the two men around 3:30 p.m., then fled in a pickup truck belonging to one of the victims. The sheriff’s department didn’t get a call until around 6 p.m.

Why the 2-and-a-half hour delay in the police getting a call? Something does not add up about that. Again, details are somewhat sketchy, and I am still looking, and re-reading everything I can find. More updates when I can 

 

Latest on Chris Kyle murder

On Twitter this lady, Tamara Jolee seems to have some good information

Said alleged suspect Routh displayed aggression, “mental issues” all the way back in HS. Later became Marine and aggression “accelerated”

Other victim along with Chris Kyle is Chad Littlefield, also from here. Both leave behind wives and children.

Her friend is married to the second victim.

 

Shocking News- Top American Sniper Chris Kyle killed? UPDATED Suspect, Eddie Ray Routh, 25 arrested. Updated! Killers photo found?

According to this story at the Dallas Morning News Chris Kyle was shot to death today

Lancaster Police arrested a man in connection with a double slaying in Erath County. Unconfirmed media reports say one of the dead is top Navy Seals sniper Chris Kyle.

Police saw a suspect matching the description of the man wanted in Erath County. After a short chase, they arrested Eddie Routh, 25.

WFAA is reporting that Kyle died like the hero he was

Two people were killed Saturday at a gun range in Erath County.

Three sources tell News 8 that one of the victims was Chris Kyle, a former Navy SEAL and author of the New York Times bestselling book, “American Sniper.”

Kyle was shot point-blank while helping another soldier who is recovering from post traumatic stress syndrome, News 8 learned.

An alert was issued for the suspect, who was believed to be driving a black Ford F-350 truck with large tires and rims.

Police have reportedly captured the suspect in Lancaster, south of Dallas. The suspect was believed to be highly trained with military experience

The shooting location is 53 miles southwest of Fort Worth.

More updates as I get them. Please pray for Chris’s wife and two children.

It is being reported that the man arrested is Eddie Routh, 25. I found an Eddie Routh that graduated from Midlothian High School in 2006, so the age would match. Midlothian is just south of me. This report claims the man arrested was a Marine from Midlothian, Texas. The first question I have is was the man they were helping the one that killed them?

Here is the latest I have found

Chris Kyle, a former Navy SEAL and author of the best-selling book American Sniper, and a second person were shot and killed Saturday at a gun range in Erath County, U.S. Marshals said.

Late Saturday, Lancaster police arrested a man who they say matched the description of a man wanted in connection with the slayings. After a brief chase, officers arrested 25-year-old Eddie Ray Routh, according to Lancaster police spokesperson Kelly Hooten.

Reporting on the shootings, the Stephenville Empire-Tribune said Erath County Sheriff Tommy Bryant would not discuss the victims. But the newspaper said that a source working at Rough Creek Lodge, which has a gun range at which the newspaper reported the slayings occurred, confirmed that one of the victims was Kyle.

Apparently, Kyle and the others were attending a veterans charity event

A close friend tells Breitbart News that Chris Kyle was at a veterans’ charity event, helping a fellow military member learn sniper shooting technique, and that he was shot by a Marine suffering from post-traumatic stress syndrome. The suspect, Eddie Ray Routh, has been arrested in Lancaster, Texas in connection with the shooting.

So if that report is true, it seems to indicate that Kyle was not shot by the man he was helping. Unless I am just misreading it somehow.

Pat Dollard has gotten a tip that this is a picture of Routh

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Thanks to a tip to PatDollard.com, we found what is apparently a picture of the assumed killer of Navy Seal sniper Chris Kyle.

The apparent shooter is Eddie Ray Routh, 25, “a former Marine who is said to suffer from post-traumatic stress syndrome.”

Here is another update from the local NBC affiliate

Empire-Tribune reporter Sara Vanden Berge told NBC 5 that it did not sound like an accidental shooting but appeared to be an intentional shooting.

Vanden Berge said Kyle was at the shooting range with the suspect and another man. She said her understanding was that Kyle had an open invitation to visit and use the range at Rough Creek and did not have a guide with him.

A source told her that the man suspected in the shootings was a veteran and may have been doing some sort of shooting therapy, she told NBC 5.

Lancaster police confirmed that Routh was arrested Saturday night and that he was a wanted murder suspect.