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Vancouver police investigating 3rd homicide of 2019

Police say the death was not a random attack and that there is no risk to the public.
Police say the death was not a random attack and that there is no risk to the public. Global News

UPDATE: Vancouver police have corrected the spelling of the victim’s name. This story has been updated to reflect the change.

Vancouver police say they are investigating the city’s third homicide this year.

Police say 19-year-old Dakota Saje Wildeman-McNeil was involved in an altercation Friday night near Keefer Street at Jackson Avenue.

A suspect allegedly attacked the man with a weapon before running off.

READ MORE: Vancouver police investigate first homicide of 2019

Wildeman was taken to hospital, where he later died from his injuries.

So far, no arrests have been made.

Police say this was not a random attack and that there is no risk to the public.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact police.

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