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MANHUNT: Killer on the loose after broadcasting HORRIFIC shooting of senior citizen on Facebook Live

Police warn the suspect is armed and dangerous, claims to have committed multiple murders.
The suspect is driving a white Ford Fusion with temporary tag number, E363630.

Police in Cleveland are looking for a man who broadcast a homicide on Facebook Live, according to WOIO. The suspect, Steve Stephens, also claimed to have committed multiple additional murders, but those are still unconfirmed and police say they have found no other bodies. WOIO reports that East 102 Street – East 108 Street in Cleveland is currently under lockdown and that Cleveland Clinic is “on stand by for mass casualties.”

Cleveland.com reports that the shooting took place on East 93rd Street.

According to News 5 Cleveland, Stephens began broadcasting the video from his car. Upon spotting the senior citizen shooting victim, Stephens reportedly said “I found somebody I am about to kill. I’m about to kill this old dude.”

The video of the shooting remained on Stephens’ Facebook page for over three hours after the shooting took place. It has been taken down and his page deactivated.

In the wake of the shooting, one of many disturbing incidents broadcast on Facebook Live in recent months, Facebook said in a statement, “We do not allow this kind of content on Facebook. We work hard to keep a safe environment on Facebook, and are in touch with law enforcement in emergencies when there are direct threats to physical safety.”

The man killed in the Facebook Live video was 74-year-old father Robert Godwin, who was walking home from an Easter meal with his family when he was seemingly randomly selected by the shooter.

Godwin’s family spoke with Cleveland 19 News.

Stephens is described as a black male, 6’1, 244 pounds, bald, and wearing a dark blue and grey or black striped polo shirt. He is driving a white Ford Fusion with temporary tag number, E363630.

Suspect is considered armed and dangerous. Police warn not to approach and to call 911 with information.

Police released a photo of Stephens Sunday afternoon:

We're following the manhunt for suspect who killed a man live on Facebook

Posted by Fox 8 News on Sunday, April 16, 2017

The is a developing story, stay tuned for updates.

[Featured Image: Facebook via WOIO]