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Fred Guttenberg, father of Parkland victim, ejected from State of the Union after yelling at Trump

Posted: 7:40 AM, Feb 05, 2020
Updated: 2020-02-05 09:58:23-05
Fred Guttenberg, a father of Parkland victim was,  ejected from State of the Union after yelling at Pres. Trump during his speech.

WASHINGTON — A father of a Parkland shooting victim was ejected during the State of Union address Tuesday night.

Fred Guttenberg yelled "What about my daughter?!" as President Donald Trump talked about protecting Second Amendment rights.

He was escorted out by a plainclothes officer.

RELATED: More Parkland coverage

His daughter, Jamie Guttenberg, was among the 17 people killed in the 2018 Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting.

Fred Guttenberg later regretted Tuesday night's outburst.

He tweeted that he "should not have yelled out," adding that he owes his family and friends an apology.

Guttenberg added that he will try to "do better" as he pursues gun safety.

He was there as a guest of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.