Police in Cleveland Ohio are hunting a man who used Facebook “Live” to film the killing of a random victim.
The fatal shooting was carried out by Steve Stephens, who claims to have murdered a further thirteen victims and was seeking to increase that figure.
The victim has been named as Robert Godwin who was 74.
Cleveland police have confirmed one killing but at present there was no evidence to substantiate the alleged thirteen being claimed by Stephens.
Police chief Calvin Williams has asked Stephens to hand himself in.
He said “there is no need for further bloodshed”.
Police have issued alerts across the state of Ohio and beyond. People have been urged not to approach the killer, who is likely to be armed and dangerous.