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Man shows up to deadly Texas school shooting with flag and pistol saying 'Make America great again'

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KHQ.COM - A man carrying a U.S. flag with a handgun strapped to his waist, showed up at Santa Fe High School shortly after authorities responded to the deadly school shooting, that so far, has claimed the lives of 10 people. 

The man told news reporters on scene that he wanted to "make America great again" and that he showed up to "offer support." 

He also said "God bless you all would go a long ways right now for a lot of people." 

His presence and demonstration was upsetting to at least one parent who happened to be nearby when reporters were talking to the man. 

That father then also spoke with reporters about why the presence of the man with a gun was so disturbing to him saying, "You never come to a place like this with a damn pistol on your side. And I'm sorry for cursing, but that makes me sick to my stomach. I could have lost my kid here, there's some people here that could have lost their kids here. That's a slap in the face. That does not need to happen at all. That guy should be ashamed being out here. This idiot is walking down the street with a damn pistol on his side where we just had kids get shot."

The father, who didn't want to be identified, then added that he supports the Second Amendment. "I'm a gun rights person. I have guns. But this idiot is walking down here and saying that he needs to ‘make America great again’ – that’s not what America needs. America needs prayers. We don’t need this crap. I'm sorry I believe in the Second Amendment, I believe in everything. But this guy right here is walking into a crime scene with a pistol on him and I hope they get him because this is a crime scene! This is an embarrassment." 

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