Kelley was an unarmed guard at the water park and his duties included checking gate locks at night.He started there in June, but was terminated shortly after.Sales of the gun traditionally have spiked after each mass shooting.It's estimated that between 5 million and 8 million AR-15 variants are owned in the United States.People in the house said there was no problem, and no arrests were made. Also in 2014, he was charged with misdemeanor animal cruelty in Colorado after a neighbor reported him for beating a dog.Kelley initially refused to speak with officers about the incident.
However, the bad conduct military discharge didn’t show up as a prohibited offense.
Trump responded by saying stricter gun control measures might have led to more deaths in the shooting because a bystander who shot at the gunman would not have been armed.'If he didn't have a gun, instead of having 26 dead, you would have had hundreds more dead,' Trump said.
Kelley lived in New Braunfels, about 35 miles north of the church, authorities said.
Rifles based on the AR-15 were used in the mass shootings in Newtown, Connecticut; Aurora, Colorado; and San Bernardino, California.
The Orlando shooter used a Sig Sauer MCX, which is a weapon with different characteristics but based on similar concepts to the AR-15.