Homeowners woke up around 6 a.m. on Saturday to sounds of a struggle, and dialed 911 to report that their home had been ransacked, and their 19-year-old son was missing.
"I was in my room, and I heard something unusual so I was checking it," the 19-year-old victim's father said.
Police arrived at the 13700 block of NE 132nd St and located the teen nearby, after a separate 911 phone call was made by a neighbor. The victim told police he was attacked inside his home, and had locked himself in the bathroom until he could get away. The teen escaped the bathroom and ran barefoot to a nearby home for help.
Todd Calvert said his son heard the victim screaming "they're trying to kill me, I'm dying, please help me," outside of his home.
"He ran out of the development to the first house that was available, which is the one my son was at," Calvert said.
Calvert said when he arrived at his son's house, the victim was covered in blood and had "gash marks" on his legs, shoulder and head. Calvert's son used bungee cords as a tourniquet on the victim's leg, and waited for emergency crews to arrive.
The victim was transported to Harborview Medical Center for treatment, and is in stable condition.
Vinters Ridge is a new housing development in Kirkland with few homes inhabited, and the family had lived there less than a week when the break-in happened. Police are unsure whether the victim knew his attackers, and are trying to figure out if the break-in was a random attack.