"He could be nearby. He could be far away or anywhere in between." The assessment of FBI agent Stephen Anthony on the second day of the manhunt for Steve Stephens. Stephens is the 37 year old Cleveland job counselor whom authorities in several states are on the lookout for. On Sunday, Stephens, according to Cleveland city police shot a city resident, a 74 year old retire collecting aluminum cans. Stephens is alleged to have posted video of the apparent random killing on Facebook
According to a news release from the Pennsylvania State Police at the Erie Station, Stephens remains the suspect in that broadcasted murder that occurred in Cleveland Sunday. The troopers say Stephens is last known to be driving a 2016 white Ford Fusion that may be bearing temporary tags. Stephens in known to be armed and dangerous. His current location and or direction of travel are unknown, but was last known to be in Cleveland. He is believed to be responsible for at least one murder, but claimed responsibility for multiple more that are unconfirmed. There is no confirmed information that Stephens is in northwest Pennsylvania. As information comes available updates will be issued.
News sources report Law enforcement officials said that the last place his cell phone signal was tracked was in Erie, Pennsylvania, about 100 miles (160 kilometers) east of Cleveland, on Sunday afternoon. Alerts initially were set for Pennsylvania, New York, Indiana, and Michigan. The alert for Stephens is now nationwide.
Police said Stephens killed Robert Godwin Sr., a 74-year-old former foundry worker, and nine schools were locked down Monday in Philadelphia, a more than six-hour drive from Cleveland, as police investigated possible sightings of Stephens who is wanted on aggravated murder.