Cleveland Facebook shooting: Woman calls 911, 'I hope he ain't dead'

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - The search continues for a suspect police say killed a 74-year-old man and posted the video on Facebook. Steve Stephens has been identified as the murder suspect, police said.

A woman in the area of East 93rd Street in Cleveland says she called 911 after seeing a man lying on the ground in the 600 block of East 93rd.

"He was on his phone and he drove off and I know he heard me screaming," said the woman, who did not want to be identified. "I looked across the street ... and I saw blood and I said, 'Oh, my God. I hope he ain't dead.'"

The woman says he was concentrating on his phone. She didn't think anything of it until she saw the man dead.

Police have identified the victim as 74-year-old Robert Godwin, Sr. Police said he was randomly shot.

Police are searching for the suspect. Police said he is considered armed and dangerous. If seen call 9-1-1, do not approach the suspect, authorities said.

Description of Stephens:

  • He is described as a black man
  • 6 foot 1, 244 pounds
  • Bald with a full beard
  • Wearing a dark blue and grey or black striped polo shirt
  • White Ford Fusion with the temporary plate: E363630

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