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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The father of one of the Parkland shooting victims put a bulletproof vest on the “Fearless girl” statue in New York City on Friday to protest ‘mass shootings in America.’

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Manuel Oliver’s son, Joaquin was one of the 17 people killed inside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

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He posted this photo on Twitter.

He placed the vest on the statue to create ‘Fearful girl.’

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The vest stayed on the statue for about an hour before it was removed by authorities.