Facebook killer's gun probed for link to Cleveland shooting

BYDenis Slattery
Steve Stephens used a .45-caliber Glock to take his life Tuesday. The weapon will be shipped to Cleveland police to determine if it was used to kill a bystander on Sunday.

The gun that Facebook killer Steve Stephens used to commit suicide will be sent back to Cleveland so cops can determine if it was used to kill a retiree at random two days earlier, according to reports.

The .45-caliber Glock will be tested in Pennsylvania, where Stephens killed himself, to see if has been used in any other crimes and then shipped to Ohio, Cleveland.com reported Wednesday.

Stephens fatally shot Cleveland retiree Robert Godwin Sr., a 74-year-old father of 10 and grandfather of 14, on Easter Sunday. The killer, upset over his girlfriend, posted video of the killing on Facebook.

A manhunt ended Tuesday when Stephens stopped at a McDonald’s near Erie, Pa. He ordered 20 Chicken McNuggets and a large fries.

How Steve Stephens dodged cops for days still a mystery

An employee recognized him and alerted cops.

A short police chase ended with a state trooper ramming Stephens’ Ford Fusion. The 37-year-old then shot himself. Investigators are trying to determine whether Stephens had help hiding and where he spent his days dodging cops.

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