Kirkland PD car. File photo

Kirkland PD car. File photo

Police release descriptions of two suspects in Kirkland dock shooting

The shooters may have been from Renton

  • Wednesday, September 23, 2020 3:47pm
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Kirkland Police department has now released suspect descriptions for the Houghton Beach Park shooting where one teenager, 18-year-old Cyrus Mason from Marysville, was killed.

Following the investigation, police have determined as many as four suspects were involved in the shooting on Sept. 16, but through witness reports have descriptions for only two males seen leaving the park.

In a press release, Police PIO Tiffany Trombley stated police have contacted two of three people of interest, and additional information suggests a fourth person may be involved.

Trombley also told Q13 FOX News that those believed to be involved were from Renton and known to drive a dark blue BMW 535 with a rear left spare tire and loud exhaust, and that the group had met to trade and sell firearms and met in Kirkland as a midway point.

The description from witnesses of those leaving the docks after the shooting are two young boys or men, 15-20 years old with a tall, thin builds, curly hair and light skin or white. One wore a black hoodie and black pants, and the other wore gray hoodie, light or gray pants and white shoes.

Original article below:

Kirkland Police are investigating a shooting late Wednesday night, Sept. 16, where one teenage boy was killed.

The investigation has closed Houghton Beach Park, where shooting took place, through Thursday. Police state there’s no imminent danger to the public, but both suspects are still at large. The suspects and victim are believed to have known each other.

Police state they responded to calls of a shooting at about 8:15 p.m. Wednesday at 5811 Lake Washington Boulevard, where they located the victim. He was transported to the hospital where he died from his injuries.

Several people reported hearing gun shots and seeing two men running from the park. Police did not have a description at this time but state they have witnesses involved they believe will help identify the suspects.

As of Thursday morning, Houghton Beach Park remained closed for the investigation.


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