As officials continue to hunt for a man who police suspect of allegedly broadcasting a homicide on Facebook Sunday, here's what we know:
- Steve Stephens, 37, described as being 6'1", weighing 244 pounds, bald with a full beard, wearing a dark striped polo shirt
- Currently considered armed and dangerous
- Driving a white Ford Fusion with a temporary tag E363630
- If you see him, call 911 immediately. Do not approach him.
- At a Sunday evening press conference, police asked Stephens to turn himself in.
Steve Stephens| Man wanted for allegedlykilling elderly man on Facebook Live
UPDATE Homicide suspect Steve Stephens' actual vehicle has Ohio Temp tag E363630 pic.twitter.com/tE3r5u4BNN— Cleveland Police (@CLEpolice) April 17, 2017
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- Occurred at 695 East 93rd Street Sunday afternoon
- Stephens broadcast the killing by livestreaming the incident on his personal Facebook page, which has since been taken down.
- He claimed to have committed other homicides, but authorities said at this time there are no known additional victims.
- Identified as 74-year-old Robert Godwin, Sr.
- Authorities continue to search areas across the city
- Cleveland State University lifted a shelter-in-place issued earlier Sunday, while officials from Case Western Reserve University issued a security alert.
WKYC will continue to update this story as it becomes available.