Parkrose High School junior Clayton Espenel was still in a state of shock as he returned to school Monday. The school’s close-call with an armed gunman was evaded thanks in part to the intervention of a school staff member, athletic coach and security guard Keanon Lowe.
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When asked what his reaction to the fact that Parkrose Football Coach Keanon Lowe disarmed the gunman, junior Clayton Espenel said: “I’m just really thankful, I’m sure everyone here at the school is.”