Kirkland police, U.S. Marshalls arrest suspect in domestic violence standoff

Matthew Gordon as arrested around 11:30 a.m. by Kirkland police and the U.S. Marshalls in Sammamish after last Friday's standoff in a Kirkland neighborhood.

Matthew Gordon was arrested on first degree domestic violence assault and unlawful possession of a firearm charges. Contributed photo/KPD

Matthew Gordon as arrested around 11:30 a.m. by Kirkland police and the U.S. Marshalls in Sammamish after last Friday’s standoff in a Kirkland neighborhood.

Gordon was arrested on felony warrants for first and second-degree domestic violence assault, domestic violence felony harassment and unlawful possession of a firearm. Officers found him inside a parked vehicle on private property near 228th Avenue Southeast and Southeast 4th Street.

He is being held on $250,000 bail.

Multiple guns, body armor and unspecified military and surveillance equipment were found in Gordon’s house at 13717 116th Avenue Northeast in Kirkland following a standoff with police in which he slipped away from the house.

Editor’s note: The original story about the standoff will appear as the lead story on the front page of the Friday, July 15 issue of the Kirkland Reporter. Gordon was apprehended after the Reporter’s press deadline Wednesday morning. This update will be printed in the July 22 issue.

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