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Detectives Investigate Downtown Eastside Homicide

Update

Detectives are investigating a Downtown Eastside homicide following an overnight stabbing on East Hastings Street.

Around 3:30 a.m., police were called to a stabbing on East Hastings Street between Main and Columbia Street. Officers arrived to find a man suffering from a serious stab wound, collapsed on the ground in front of 139 East Hastings Street. He was taken to hospital by paramedics, where he died a short time later.

Detectives from the VPD Major Crime Section have been called to the scene and are expected to be there throughout the morning.

No arrests have been made in the case and the investigation is ongoing.