STEPHENVILLE, Texas (AP) - A Texas jury has begun deliberations in the capital murder trial of a former Marine in the fatal shooting of "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle and a friend of Kyle's.

STEPHENVILLE, Texas (AP) A Texas jury has begun deliberations in the capital murder trial of a former Marine in the fatal shooting of "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle and a friend of Kyle's.

State District Judge Jason Cashon turned the case over to the Erath (EE'-rath) County jury Tuesday evening after about three hours of closing arguments.

There was no indication how long jurors would be asked to deliberate Tuesday evening.