Why did Rick kill Shane

    Why did Rick kill Shane

  • 1 Shane wanted to take Rick's place

    Shane loved Lori and was shocked when Rick returned. He always wanted to take the place of Rick especially after he left.

  • 2 Rick started distrusting Shane

    Rick started becoming uncomfortable around Shane as he no longer trusted him. This resulted in a lot of tension.

  • 3 Shane tried to kill rick

    Shane tried to kill Rick twice. It was clear to Rick that he must get rid of him sooner or later.

  • 4 Shane became a threat

    As Shane's intentions weren't that clear Rick realized that Shane became a threat. It was clear that he will have to get rid of him one day.

  • 5 To defend himself

    Shane lured Rick away to kill him. Rick pulled his knife in the last moment and did it first. See Why the Walking dead is so Popular.