Man who allegedly live-streamed killing on Facebook sought in Cleveland: Police

“There are no more victims that we know are tied to him,” he added.

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Williams urged Stephens publicly to turn himself into police and not to “do anymore harm to anybody.”

The chief also said they’ve been talking with Stephens’ friends and family.

“What happened today was senseless,” Williams said.

Anyone with information is asked to call 911. He is described as a black man with a bald head and beard, standing 6 foot 1 inch and weighing 240 pounds. Williams said Stephens may be driving a newer model white Ford Fusion.

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Law enforcement is searching the Cleveland area and beyond for Steve Stephens, the suspect police say walked up to an elderly man and shot him while on video, said Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams.

“Any problems he is having, we can have a conversation,” Williams said.

No information about the victim has been released. Police say Stephens should be considered armed and dangerous.

It was up for about three hours before it was removed. Stephens Facebook page has also been removed. Authorities say Stephens broadcast the video live on the social media network Sunday afternoon.


CLEVELAND — A manhunt is underway for a suspect that police say killed a man while streaming the homicide live on Facebook.

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Williams said police have not verified that information. In the video, Stephens claimed to have killed more than a dozen other people.

Steve Stephens. (Cleveland Police Handout)