"Nobody understands the situation. We're probably one of the safest families around as far as weapons," Tim Gunter told the News.
Tim Gunter told the newspaper he and his wife have permits to carry concealed weapons and were trained in firearms safety.
"No matter where you go, there's crimes, so we decided to actually get our CWPs," Tim Gunter told the News. "It was in her purse, zipped and sealed. You would never think he'd be smart enough, but he actually is."
"This is so tragic," Dill told the newspaper Friday. "This is kind of what we focus a lot of attention on but certainly we are so sorry for this family for what they're having to deal with."