Man in 50’s Becomes Vancouver’s 9th Homicide of 2017

Vancouver, BC – A man in his 50s has died following an assault in the Downtown Eastside.

VPD officers were called to the 200 block of East Hastings just after 8:00 this morning for the report of a serious assault. They located the injured man, who was taken to hospital where he died from his injuries.

Investigators do not believe that the public is at risk. They are asking for anyone with information about this homicide to call police at 604-717-2500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Vancouver Police Department

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