The Academy Award-winning actor was actually born in Uvalde and lived there during his elementary school years.
McConaughey posted his statement late Tuesday night, as reports of the death toll kept rising.
“As you are all aware there was another mass shooting today, this time in my home town,” he wrote. “Once again, we have tragically proven that we are failing to be responsible for the rights our freedoms grant us,” he wrote.
“The true call to action is for every American to take a longer and deeper look in the mirror,