10 times a serious crime was captured on Facebook
On Easter Sunday, a man named Steve Stephens allegedly published to Facebook a video of what appears to be him walking up to an innocent man on 93rd Street in the large Ohio city, then shooting and killing him. Stephens is on the run, and a massive manhunt was under way Monday morning. This is not the first incident in which Facebook was a platform for a suspect or criminal to show footage of something so gruesome.Photo by: Cleveland Police
10 times a serious crime was captured on Facebook
A suspect was sought at the end of March in 2016 after he recorded a live-stream video while firing multiple gunshots at a Chicago man. The footage went viral, and police used the video to investigate the incident. It happened on a weekend where Chicago experienced an extremely high shootings rate. This incident was believed to be gang-related.Photo by: Tim Boyle
10 times a serious crime was captured on Facebook
The I-40 bridge at sunset looking west across the Mississippi River in Memphis, Tenn.Photo by: Ben Noey Jr.
10 times a serious crime was captured on Facebook
Police said it wasn't difficult to track down three men suspected of raping a woman in Stockholm, Sweden because they broadcasted via Facebook Live, in a group. Several of those who saw it reported it to police, and they were able to find the apartment where it happened (Getty Images).Photo by: Vittorio Zunino Celotto
10 times a serious crime was captured on Facebook
On Valentine’s Day, 2017, a woman was using Facebook Live when a gunman opened fire on a car in Chicago. A two-year-old boy, identified as Lavontay White, Jr. and a 26-year-old man were killed during the shooting. The woman, who was pregnant at the time, was wounded in the shooting. Both she and her baby survived the shooting.Photo by: Scott Olson