Despite last week’s tragic shooting at a Florida high school, the man who had been housing gunman Nikolas Cruz after his mother’s death still believes it’s his “right” to own the weapon he used to kill 17 people.

During an interview with CBS News’s John Blackstone, James Snead admitted to not knowing exactly how many or what kind of guns Cruz had been bringing in and out of his house, but added he was unconcerned.

“I knew he had five or six; I didn’t know what kind they were,” he said. “It didn’t matter what kind of guns they were. I have guns. I respect guns as long as they’re handled properly, safely. And one of the stipulations before moving in was to have a gun safe before he moved in.”

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