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Kirkland Police needs public's help in locating drive-by shooting suspect

Police seek information/location of suspect; Call Tip Line 425-587-3515


Contact: Lieutenant Mike Murray
Operations Division/PIO

KPD Nguyen Drive By SuspectKIRKLAND, Wash. – The Kirkland Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating the following suspect, James Dinh Nguyen, born in 1990. On March 10, 2015 at 1:50 AM, the Kirkland Police Department responded to a Domestic Violence 9-1-1 call at the Kirkland Heights Apartments in the 13200 block of NE 133rd Street. The victim reported that the an ex-boyfriend had thrown a decorative brick through her bedroom window while she was asleep with her current boyfriend.  During the call the victim reported hearing gunshots in the parking lot of the apartment complex.  Kirkland Police Officers located .40 caliber bullet casings strewn throughout the parking lot. The victim’s current boyfriend’s vehicle had numerous bullet holes in it.  Also located were bullet holes in the adjacent apartment building which was occupied at the time of the shooting. Numerous attempts have been made to contact and locate Nguyen, with negative results. A $100,000.00 arrest warrant has been issued for Nguyen’s arrest.

The Kirkland Police Department is requesting assistance in locating suspect James Dinh Nguyen. If you have any information please contact the Kirkland Police Department Tip Line at 425-587-3515.  For more information about this incident, please contact Detective Mark Brown, Kirkland Police Department at 425-587-3512 or