The father of slain Boulder Police Officer Eric Talley said his son was a staunch supporter of the Second Amendment – and would have reportedly hated to see his death used for political purposes.

This photo tweeted by the Boulder Police Department late Monday, March 22, 2021, shows Officer Eric Talley. (Courtesy of Boulder Police Department via AP)

“My son would have been deeply offended to know his death would be used to promote gun control. Before he was an officer, he enjoyed shooting,” Eric Talley told TMZ about the 11-year veteran, who was among 10 people slaughtered at a King Soopers supermarket on Monday.

The grieving dad told the news outlet that the late hero cop owned an AR-15, which he often used for target practice.

– Read more at the NY Post

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