Update: September 11, 2023


Vancouver – Vancouver Police are investigating a triple stabbing at the Light Up Chinatown festival.

The stabbings occurred just before 6 p.m. tonight when three festival-goers were attacked by a stranger near the festival’s stage, at Columbia and Keefer streets.

VPD officers were nearby and responded immediately, providing aid to the victims and obtaining a description of the suspect from eye-witnesses. A 60-year-old man was taken into custody nearby and is currently being held at jail.

The three victims sustained non-life-threatening injuries.

The motive for the attack is currently unknown.

More information will be provided when it comes available.