Arrests Made in Kirkland Houghton Beach Homicide

Published on February 17, 2021

Graphic announcement of a KPD news release

Media Contact:
Tiffany Trombley
Public Information Officer
Kirkland Police Department

Case/Incident #2020-29834

Kirkland, Wash. – Early this morning Kirkland police investigators made three arrests associated with a homicide that occurred on the evening of September 16, 2020 at Houghton Beach Park. Investigators discovered that the beach park was an agreed meeting spot to make a firearms transaction. This led to the death of a teenage male, who was shot multiple times and passed from his injuries.   

Kirkland police investigators were able to determine that multiple suspects were involved in this case. Kirkland investigators worked continuously on gathering evidence and information surrounding the suspects involved. Their diligent efforts led to authoring three arrest warrants. These arrest warrants were executed with the help of the North Sound Metro SWAT Team.

Two juvenile male suspects and an adult male suspect have been taken into custody and booked into the King County Jail. All were charged with first-degree murder.