Police identify alleged gunman tackled by football coach at Oregon high school

| May 19, 2019

Keanon Lowe
Keanon Lowe of the San Francisco 49ers NFL football team. Lowe, a former analyst for the 49ers and wide receiver at the University of Oregon, subdued a person with a gun who appeared on a Portland, Oregon high school campus Friday. Lowe is now a coach at Parkrose High School. (AP Photo/File)

Police identified the suspected gunman who was tackled by a football coach at an Oregon high school Friday as 18-year-old Angel Granados Dias, a student at the school.

Angel Granados Dias
Angel Granados Dias

Dias was booked at the Multnomah County Detention Center, accused of possession of a firearm in a public building, attempting to shoot a gun at a school and reckless endangerment, according to the Portland Police Bureau.

Two students alerted staff members to “concerning behavior” by Dias on Friday and security attempted to find him at school but he entered the classroom with the gun before they were able to do so.

The suspect reportedly appeared in the doorway of a government class at Parkrose High School on Friday dressed in a black trenchcoat and brandished a gun. Students were able to flee through the back door of the class and Coach Keanon Lowe was able to make a tackle before police arrived on the scene.

Bravo Zulu, Coach Lowe! This time all it took was a good guy with an open field tackle before this mental melt-down could hurt anybody. Read the rest of the article here: Fox News

Category: Bravo Zulu, Crime, Feel Good Stories, Guns, Home Grown Terror, Police, Schools, Valor

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I was wondering what Johnny Galecki was going to do now that Big Bang had it’s last episode.
Sorry to see him go down that path.

5th/77th FA

Prolly was a Big Bang when Lowe made that open field tackle.

Maybe if the 49s had of used more players like Lowe, they wouldn’t have had such a negative image from the public.

And if the NFL had more players like this overall, they wouldn’t be known as the National Felon League and could get some of their fans back. I still don’t watch NFL.

GO ARMY, beat everybody….’specially Navy!


Crazy, Lowe was leaving school. Refused to tell anyone he was the one who took down the kid. Most people spoke well of him and said they knew he would be the one that took down the shooter. Legit!


Humility is a common trait of real heroes. Coach Lowe is an inspiration.


Most of these nut jobs want to be seen, to inflict maximum horror on their victims. That behavior gives good guys time to act.

All the more reason the good guys should have the willingness and the means to act. Decisively.

Jeff LPH 3, 63-66

Great job Coach


Now that they’ve identified him, let’s never speak/print his name again. He wanted to be noticed, to have the fame. When we deprive them of that, they’ll stop attacking schools.

Instead, let’s repeat the names of the heroes like Coach Lowe, Riley Howell, and Kendrick Castillo.



Mike W.

I would rather have had coach put one round in his cranium to end this.


What? Someone showed up at a GUN FREE ZONE with a gun? I’m shocked I tell you, we need more gun laws…
Thank you Coach, you will forever be a hero to the school, the community and an inspiration to others!

Veritas Omnia Vincit

Too bad the little fuck didn’t bounce his head off the floor hard enough to kill him.

Great job Coach!! Quick thinking saves the day.


Excellent job by Coach Lowe. We need more like him.

A Proud Infidel®™

Coach Keanon Lowe is a Real Man.
Coach Keanon Lowe did the right thing without a second thought to defend and preserve innocent lives.
Coach Keanon Lowe is a real life Hero.
Coach Keanon Lowe is a brass-balled badass.
Coach Keanon Lowe is modest about what he did, another sign of being a Real man.
Coach Keanon Lowe proved himself as a Warrior in the face of danger.