Vancouver's third homicide victim of the year identified as 19-year-old Dakota Saje Wildeman-McNeil

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      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.