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Posted: January 19, 2013 at 2:53 a.m.

Joseph Kelley, 22, who was shown in two photos that have gone Web-viral standing inside a Utah J.C. Penney on Wednesday with a big gun slung over his shoulder, told The Salt Lake Tribune he wanted to demonstrate that the weapons aren’t dangerous when handled by law-abiding citizens, adding that he alerted police in advance that he would be carrying an unloaded AR-15, as well as a loaded Glock 19c.

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