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Kirkland home invasion

A home invasion early in the morning on Oct. 12 left a 19-year-old with severe injuries after he was attacked and stabbed multiple times. Police are looking for the suspects and do not believe the suspects had any connection to the homeowners.

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KIRKLAND – Police arrested a second suspect Friday night in the violent Oct. 12 home invasion robbery in the Kingsgate area of Kirkland in which a 19-year-old man was beaten as he slept in his home.

The second suspect, Vincent Vinny Sisounong, was taken into custody Friday night without incident and with the help of the U.S. marshals.


Vincent Vinny Sisounong. (Photo: Kirkland Police Dept.)

On Thursday, the first suspect, Blessing T. Gainey, was arrested without incident in the city of Burien. Gainey is being held on an outstanding and unrelated city of Kirkland warrant.

On Oct. 12, two suspects forced entry into the home in the 13700 block of NE 133rd Street and attacked a 19-year-old man as he slept. The suspects reportedly dragged the man from his bed into another part of the home where they then attacked him, cutting him multiple times.

The victim did not know the suspects.


Blessing T. Gainey (Photo: Kirkland Police Dept.)

kirkland home invasion suspect

Sketch of suspect #1 courtesy of Kirkland Police Department

KIRKLAND — Police on Tuesday released a sketch of one of the suspects in a violent home invasion that occurred at about 6 a.m. Saturday in the 13700 block of NE 133rd Street in Kirkland.

Two suspects forced entry into the home and attacked a 19-year-old man as he slept. The suspects reportedly dragged the man from his bed into another part of the home where they then attacked him, cutting him multiple times.

The victim did not know the suspects and police do not have a motive for the break-in or attack.

The first suspect is described as an Asian male, 20 to 30 years old, about 150 to 160 pounds. He has hazel eyes with an average build, a dark goatee and a white spike in his lower lip.

The second suspect is described as a black male, also 20 to 30 years old, about 190 pounds. He is said to have a muscular build, short black hair and a deep voice.

Anyone with information on either of the suspects is asked to contact the Kirkland Police Department at 425-587-3515.

KIRKLAND — An  early morning burglary turned into a vicious attack Saturday morning and the crooks sent a 19-year-old man to the hospital with large cuts all over his body.

The suspects are still on the loose.

A neighbor says he woke up to someone pounding on his door screaming for help. When he opened that door he found his 19-year-old neighbor covered in blood and collapsed on to the ground. Luckily for the teenager his neighbor is a licensed EMT.

“Stab wounds all over his body,” said neighbor Miles Calvert. “It looked like somebody had cut his leg off or attempted to cut his leg off.”

Miles immediately jumped into action and began dressing the teenager’s wounds.

“Gabbed a bungee-cord out of the back of my truck and tied up a tourniquet around his leg and sat there and held him until the ambulance came,” said Miles.

The victim somehow escaped the attack and, despite his injuries, he ran for help.

“The bottoms of his feet were mangled so you could tell he was running for his life,” Miles added.

Miles’ father Todd Calvert saw the victim’s terrible injuries, too. And when he called 911 he passed the phone to the victim.

“He told them that it was a black male and a Hispanic male and that he’d locked himself in the bathroom until he could get away,” said Todd.

kirklandhomeThe teenager’s parents called police when they discovered their was son missing and their was home ransacked.

Kirkland Police say there are also signs of a struggle inside the house.

“He said these individuals were trying to kill him but he was worried about his mother and father,” said Todd.

People living in this otherwise quiet neighborhood are rattled, but also hopeful that the young man will survive his injuries.

“The fact that he was talking at the time he went into the ambulance made me feel good,” said Todd. “I think the ambulance guys did a great job slowing down the bleeding.”

And even though Miles may have saved the teenager’s life he insists he didn’t do anything extraordinary.

Sources tell Q13 Fox News that police are working on sketches of the suspects which could be released sometime next week.

Kirkland Burglary AssaultKIRKLAND – Police are looking for suspects in a possible residential burglary assault at a home early Saturday morning.

Kirkland police said around 6 a.m. homeowners called 911 to report a burglary and a missing person at an address in the 13700 block of NE 132nd Street.

The homeowners reported finding signs of a struggle and items in the residence in disarray.  In addition, the homeowners reported that their 19-year-old son was missing from the home.

Police soon located the teenage boy nearby, suffering from several injuries. Medics transported him to Harborview Medical Center for treatment; his condition is not known at this time.

Police said they believe that an unknown person or persons forced entry into the residence and possibly assaulted the 19-year-old.

Police do not have any suspect information at this time. Anyone that may have information regarding this incident should call Kirkland Police at 425-587-3515.