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Teenager dies after being shot at Kirkland park

Kirkland Police told KING 5 that the victim was a teenager and that two suspects are on the loose.

KIRKLAND, Wash. — Kirkland police are investigating a shooting that occurred at Kirkland's Houghton Beach Park Wednesday evening that left one teenager dead.

Two suspects are on the loose. They reportedly knew the victim, according to Kirkland police.

Kirkland police responded to reports of a shooting just after 8:15 p.m; Wednesday. When they arrived, they found one male teenager was shot.

The teenager was taken to the hospital where he died. 

Witnesses reported the sound of gun shots and saw two males running from the park, according to police. 

Officers are asking the public to avoid the area while the investigation continues.

A description of the suspects will be released once available.