Angel Granados Dias Parkrose shooter: Fast facts you need to know

Angel Granados Dias, now known as the Parkrose shooter suspect, is the 18 year student, who brought a rifle to school.

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At the moment, his motivations for that act are not known.

18 year old Angel Granados Dias is facing charges of possession of a firearm in a public building, attempting to discharge a firearm at a school, reckless endangerment, and possession of a loaded firearm in a public place.

Angel Granados Dias Parkrose shooter

Angel had arrived at Parkrose High School armed with a shotgun roughly 40 minutes after texting his ex-girlfriend saying he’d be late for school.

Parkrose superintendent Michael Lopes-Serrao said two students informed a staff member about Angel’s concerning behavior.

Angel was inside the school, had entered a classroom, tried to cock his gun when the school’s football coach, former University of Oregon football player Keanon Lowe, tackled him and wrestled him to the ground.

In the panic that followed, students all ran out of the classroom. Some students said they hid in closets, theater makeup rooms, or ran away from school.

Police officers were called and they responded to the school at 11:48 a.m. Friday. No one was injured.

Officers recovered the gun at the scene. It’s not yet clear if any shots were fired.

Angel Granados Dias, 18, has been booked on charges of possession of a firearm in public building, attempting to discharge firearm at a school, reckless endangerment & possession of a loaded firearm in public place.

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