Three People Wounded in Overnight Shooting in Houghton Beach Park

Published on July 24, 2023


Media Contact:
Sergeant Eric Karp
Kirkland Police Department
(425) 587-3436

Kirkland, WA – Kirkland Police Department (KPD) is investigating an overnight shooting in Houghton Beach Park.

At about 12:05 a.m. on Monday, July 24, KPD received several 911 calls from people reporting hearing shots at Houghton Beach Park, located near the 5900 block of Lake Washington Boulevard.

Kirkland Police officers responded and found three victims at the park who had gunshot wounds – two teenagers and one young adult.

The three victims received aid at the scene and then were transported to area hospitals for further treatment.

Based on initial statements, a group of individuals were inside the park after hours when an altercation occurred. One individual opened fire, hitting three others. Shell casings were recovered at the park.

The suspect is no longer believed to be in Kirkland. This investigation is ongoing at this time.

If any member of the public has any information about the suspect or this case, they may contact KPD at: