86-year-old dies from injuries suffered during December altercation outside Costco

An elderly Vancouver man has died as the result of an altercation outside the Costco store in downtown Vancouver in December.

A suspect has been identified and the investigation is ongoing

Vancouver police are appealing to the public for more information about what took place on December 20 in front of Costco's downtown location. (Gian-Paolo Mendoza/CBC)

An elderly Vancouver man has succumbed to injuries he suffered during an altercation that took place outside Costco's downtown location in December.

According to a release from Vancouver police, an altercation broke out between an 86-year-old man and a 57-year-old man just after 11 a.m. on December 20 on Expo Boulevard.

The older man sustained a head injury during the fight, and never recovered from his injuries.

Vancouver police say a suspect has been identified and an investigation is ongoing.

Anyone who witnessed the assault is asked to contact investigators at 604-717-2541.