Just before 7:30 pm on Saturday May 7th, Kirkland Police responded to a report of shots fired in the 9700 block of NE138th Pl. Officers arrived and found an adult male inside a residence who had been shot. The 29 year old male was transported to Harborview Hospital where he was later pronounced dead. The incident does not appear to be random in nature and may be drug related. Kirkland Police Detectives are conducting the investigation and are releasing limited information due to the nature of the ongoing investigation. Auburn Police located a reported stolen vehicle that may have possible ties to the victim. Kirkland Detectives are following up on this and other possible developments in the case.
The safety of our citizens shall remain the highest priority for the police department which will continue to guide the release of information to the community.
The Kirkland Police Department is asking for your help. If you have any information regarding this case please call the Kirkland Police tip line at 425-587-3515.