Authorities in Pennsylvania have reported that the man who fatally shot an elderly man in Cleveland Sunday on Facebook Live died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound Tuesday morning.
Steve Stephens, 37, has been at large since Sunday. Following a brief pursuit in Erie, Pennsylvania Tuesday morning, State Police found Stephens’s body in a white Ford Fusion.
Steve Stephens was spotted this morning by PSP members in Erie County. After a brief pursuit, Stephens shot and killed himself.
— PA State Police (@PAStatePolice) April 18, 2017
Stephens could be seen in a Facebook Live video fatally shooting Robert Godwin, 74. Soon after the shooting, Stephens fled, sparking a nationwide manhunt.
The Facebook Live video also included a claim by Stephens that he had killed 15 people that same day. Godwin’s murder was the only crime that could be confirmed.
— DeeconX (@DeeconX) April 18, 2017
— Cathy (@courtchatter) April 18, 2017
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