A young man has died after an altercation in the Downtown Eastside last night.
Dakota Saje Wildeman-McNeil, 19, became involved in a confrontation near the corner of Jackson Avenue and Keefer Street around 9:15 p.m.
According to Vancouver police, he was assaulted with a weapon.
The assailant ran away.
Police say this was not a random act of violence and there's no risk to the public.
It's Vancouver's third homicide of 2019.More