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NguyenKIRKLAND — The Kirkland Police Department asked Friday for the public’s help in finding James Dinh Nguyen, accused of a drive-by shooting at his former girlfriend’s apartment building.

On March 10,  the Kirkland Police Department responded to a 911 call at the Kirkland Heights Apartments in the 13200 block of NE 133rd Street.

The victim reported that 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.

A $100,000 warrant has been issued for Nguyen’s arrest.

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


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