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Police Release Photo of Kirkland DV Suspect

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Contact: Kathy Cummings
Kirkland Communication Program Manager
425 587-3021
Lieutenant Rob Saloum
Kirkland Police Department

Kirkland, WA – Kirkland Police have released a photo of Matthew Gordon, the adult male suspect in last night’s domestic violence assault investigation who is still at large. A temporary felony warrant has been entered for Gordon on charges of first degree Domestic Violence Assault and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm. Gordon is five foot eight inches tall, weighs 160 pounds with blue eyes. He could possibly be driving a silver 2010 Toyota Camry with a Washington disabled plate, license DP25833, or a black 2015 Yamaha Motorcycle, Washington license 8D2710, or a Green Mercury Cougar with unknown plates.

If spotted please contact the Kirkland Police Department at NORCOM 425 577 5656 or call 911.

A felony search warrant was served last night in the 13700 block of 116th Ave NE. The warrant was a result of a domestic violence assault investigation during which suspect Gordon assaulted a female with a handgun, threatened to kill the victim and then fired the handgun inside the residence. As the victim fled the area the suspect fired the handgun at her vehicle, striking it once. During the ensuing investigation the police department learned that on several occasions the suspect has fired guns inside the residence and also fired a gun at other individuals at the home. Due to the inherent concern for community safety and the suspect’s dangerous behavior, SWAT officers served the warrant. The officers called into the home but received no response. The officers executed the warrant, searching the home in a careful and methodical fashion. The suspect was not located in the residence and Kirkland Detectives are presently collecting evidence at the home and actively following leads as to his whereabouts.

For more information about this case or for a larger photo, please contact Kirkland Communications Program Manager Kathy Cummings at 425 979-6562 or email at