Police and ambulance were first called out just after 11 p.m. PT to Granville and West Georgia streets after receiving reports a man that had been stabbed in a fight.
Const. Randy Fincham says when police arrived, they found an unconscious man on the sidewalk with a life-threatening stab wound. The 28-year-old was rushed to hospital for surgery, but he died around 2 a.m.
Police arrested two men believed to be involved in the incident, based on tips from witnesses.