24 July 2023
KIRKLAND, Wash. — Police are searching for a shooter who injured several people at a Kirkland beach overnight.
Kirkland Police said that at 12:05 a.m. Monday, they received several reports of shots fired at Houghton Beach Park on Lake Washington Boulevard.
Officers arrived to find three victims with gunshot wounds — two teenagers and one young adult.
Medics treated them at the park before taking them to local hospitals.
According to witnesses, a group of people was inside the park after hours when an argument or fight happened and one person opened fire. Shell casings were found at the park.
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Police said the suspect is no longer believed to be in Kirkland.
The park is closed during the investigation.