The Toronto police homicide unit is investigating a fatal assault in the Bathurst Street and St. Clair Avenue area.
Emergency crews were called to the area of Nina Street and Bathurst just after midnight for reports of one man assaulting another.
When police arrived on scene they found the victim lying on the ground.
Paramedics said the victim, who appeared to be in his 60s, was rushed to a trauma unit with critical injuries. He later died in hospital.
The suspect, who fled the scene before officers arrived, is described as a man in his 40s, white, with a goatee. He was wearing a black jacket and a blue hooded top.
Assault: Nina St/ Bathurst St… Reports of 1 man assaulting another. Units are OS, located a male victim with serious injuries. Susp: Male/ white,w a goatee, black jacket, blue hooded top has fled. L/S WB on Nina. #GO366454^adc
— Toronto Police OPS (@TPSOperations) February 27, 2018