Shots Fired at Monte Courthouse

Montesano, WA- The reported shooting at the Grays Harbor County Courthouse has put the surrounding Montesano area on lockdown.

The suspect, according to KING5, is Michael Thomas and is described as a stocky male in his mid-20’s, wearing a blue shirt and black pants, with sandy brown hair. No vehicle description has been given. The suspect is considered to be very dangerous and should not be approached. Hoquiam K-9 Unit is on-scene.

Montesano residents are urged to stay indoors and to lock their doors.

A Corrections Officer has been taken to up to Grays Harbor Community Hospital; the victim’s condition is un-known.

Officers have currently surrounded a building in Montesano where they think that the suspect may be hiding.

News Director Dave Haviland is on scene. More information to come.


News Director of Jodesha Broadcasting since October 2007. Dave Haviland moved to Grays Harbor in 1979 and graduated from Aberdeen High School in 1993.