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Prom season is officially in full swing, with photos of the dresses and tuxes being posted all over social media.

But one young man got to go to prom and a gun show over the weekend, and a photo of his experience has gone viral.

Dad and former NFL player Jay Feely took to his Twitter account to wish his daughter and her date a great time at prom. It looks like a simple enough photo, until you look closely at his right hand.

The photo sparked a heated debate online, with some saying it was all in good fun while others said he went to far.

Feely later tweeted that the photo was intended to be a joke and that he takes gun safety seriously. The gun wasn’t loaded and didn’t have a clip in it, he said.

What do you think?