Facebook killer shoots himself during police chase

Facebook killer shoots himself during police chase

Stephens shot and killed himself on Tuesday after he was charged with aggravated murder early Monday after fatally shooting an innocent 74-year-old man named Robert Godwin Sr. and streaming the murder live on Facebook on Easter Sunday.

The Cleveland Police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation put the word out nationwide that Stephens was likely still driving the white Ford Fusion with the temporary license tag of #363630.

Pennsylvania State Police said officers saw Stephens in Erie County on Tuesday morning.

He shot himself in the head after the vehicle spun out of control, police said.

"The hashtags Joy Lane, Joy Lane massacre, I don't even know who Joy Lane is anymore, or how to pick up all the pieces of my world at this moment", Lane told WJW.

"People in the area may have seen him and not put two and two together in the past couple days", Williams stated. Stephens also broadcast a live video, in which he claimed to be responsible for numerous other murders.

Facebook said it removed the video of the shooting 23 minutes after learning of it.

Cleveland police mounted unit stopped by to pay respect with many others coming out to set up balloons and signs with messages for Robert.

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"We would have liked to have brought Steve in peacefully and really talked to him about why this happened". "As the officers approached that vehicle, Steve Stephens took his own life", Cleveland police chief Calvin Williams said.

"I'm not happy what you did, but I forgive you".

"She's the reason that this is about to happen to you", Stephens told Godwin in the video. He ordered Chicken McNuggets and french fries, according to the manager.

Police confirm Steve Stephens, the suspected OH shooter, was found dead in Erie, Pennsylvania.

Since the search began for Stephens, hundreds upon hundreds of tips have come in across several states to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. "[Stephens] didn't want his money, he wanted the nuggets and to leave".

The intersection is less than two miles from Pennsylvania State Police Troop E headquarters.

CLEVELAND (AP) - A multistate manhunt for the suspect in a random killing that Cleveland police say he recorded and posted to Facebook is entering its third day.

"From a law enforcement and apprehension perspective, having a person's face out there no longer makes them invisible", he says. Currently, Facebook relies largely on its 1.9 billion users to report objectionable posts, which is then examined by its thousands of its employees.

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