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Manhunt for man who broadcasted shooting on Facebook live in Cleveland

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Posted at 4:34 PM, Apr 16, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-16 19:53:00-04

CLEVELAND - Cleveland police are looking for a man accused of shooting and killing another man while he was broadcasting live on Facebook.

The suspect, Steve Stephens, also claimed to have committed multiple other homicides. That information has not been verified by police.

Police say Stephens shot and killed the man Sunday on East 93rd Street.

News 5 obtained the videos before Stephens' Facebook page was taken down.

Police say Stephens shot and killed 74-year-old Robert Godwin Sr. 

Stephens began filming one of the videos while sitting in his car.

After he spotted the man he's accused of killing, he said: "I found somebody I am about to kill. I’m about to kill this old dude."

In the video, Stephens says a woman is the motive behind the shooting.

In between videos, Stephens posted other updates, saying "This sh** is real," and "I just killed another that makes 13."

Stephens is described as being just over 6 feet tall, weighing about 244 pounds. He is bald with a full beard.

The FBI is also assisting in the search.

Police say the suspect vehicle is a white Ford Fusion.

Cleveland State University issued a shelter in place while police search for the suspect. Case Western Reserve University told students to stay indoors.