June 15, 2018 Kirkland, WA Just before 5 p.m. yesterday, Kirkland Police responded to a report of shots fired at the Kingsgate Safeway Gas Station located at 14444 124th Ave NE in Kirkland. Responding officers were quickly advised that Redmond Police Detectives had been involved in the incident and an adult male suspect had been shot. Redmond Police Officers immediately began CPR on the injured male and called for AID to respond. Efforts by Medics and Fire personnel to save the male were not successful and the suspect died at the scene. No other persons were injured in this incident. The Kirkland Police Department was asked by the Redmond Police Department to conduct the investigation into the shooting. It is common practice by agencies to ask an outside agency to conduct officer involved investigations in an effort toward impartiality and transparency. The Kirkland Police Department's Investigations Unit is conducting the investigation with the assistance of the Washington State Patrol Crime Lab.
Kirkland Police Department Case # 2018-21956