8-year-old honored with award after reporting gun at elementary school

Pasco County

HUDSON, Fla. (WFLA) – An 8-year-old boy got a big thank you this week for being brave and doing the right thing last month.

Eight-year-old Blake came forward on Oct. 24 to report that another boy had a loaded gun in the school bathroom at Hudson Elementary.

Blake immediately reported the gun to the school safety guard. No one was injured.

Blake is now known as the Hudson Hero and was honored with a special coin. Blake has even received gifts as far as Hawaii for his bravery.

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