Hoquiam boy finds loaded handgun to play “cops and robbers”

A 5 year old boy watching his neighbors play with unloaded BB guns went into his house and found his parent’s loaded handgun to play along. Hoquiam Officer Cody Blodgett tells us the boy discharged the firearm in the 600 block of L street just after 3 Sunday afternoon in the direction of a 21 year old Aberdeen man who was walking by. No one was hit by the bullet, Blodgett said the gun was confiscated and police are investigating.


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