Cleveland police release photo of suspect wanted in murder shown live on Facebook

Posted at 5:16 PM, Apr 16, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-16 23:57:33-04

CLEVELAND, Ohio - The Cleveland Division of Police is searching for the suspect who shot and killed a man live on Facebook Sunday afternoon.

Steve Stephens

The murder happened on East 93rd in Cleveland. Police said the shooter broadcasted the deadly shooting live on his social media page and claimed to have committed other homicides. Police are still investigating those claims.

Cleveland police identified the suspect as Steve Stephens. He is 6 foot 1, weighs 244 pounds and is bald with a full beard. He is wearing a dark blue, and gray or black striped polo shirt.

Sources told FOX 8 he is driving a white Ford Fusion with temporary tags.

The suspect is considered armed and dangerous. If seen, do not approach. Call 911 immediately.

A Cleveland State University spokesman said the campus has issued a shelter in place or to stay away.

This is a developing situation.