Updates: June 21, 2018  |  October 14, 2017

Investigators are asking for witnesses to come forward following the discovery of a man suffering from a stab wound last night on Commercial Drive.

Vancouver Fire and Rescue called police to Commercial Drive near East 1st Avenue at around 9:30 p.m. on October 12th, regarding a man in medical distress. The man was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

The victim appears to be a man in his 30s. Investigators are working to confirm his identity and then notify his next-of-kin.

This is Vancouver’s 16th homicide of 2017.

Detectives from the VPD’s Homicide Unit are working to piece together what led to this death. No arrests have been made, but investigators do not believe this was a random assault based on information collected so far.

Anyone who may have information about this homicide is asked to call detectives at 604-717-2500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.