NBCDFW reports a decorated former Navy SEAL who authored the book “American Sniper” was one of two people shot and killed at an Erath County shooting range, according to a newspaper report.
The newspaper reported that Eddie Ray Routh was arrested in connection with the fatal shootings.
Lancaster, Texas, police confirmed that Routh was arrested Saturday night and was a wanted murder suspect. The spokesman for Lancaster police said officers spotted Routh and took him into custody at Interstate 35 and Camp Wisdom Road after a short chase.
Kyle, who was born in West Texas and grew up in Dallas, served four combat tours in Iraq between the start of the war and 2008.
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