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Vancouver's 4th homicide of 2020 under investigation by local police
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VANCOUVER -- Police in Vancouver say they're investigating the city's fourth homicide of 2020 after a man was stabbed in Strathcona last month.
In the afternoon of May 10, police say, 37-year-old Josue Vela was stabbed near Princess Avenue and Cordova Street. He was rushed to hospital, but he died two days later as a result of his injuries.
Homicide investigators arrested one person, but released them pending further investigation.
Vancouver police say they believe the incident was targeted and do not believe there is a risk to the public.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Vancouver police homicide unit. Tips can also be sent anonymously through Crime Stoppers.