April 16, 2017 crime: shooting murder Random Shooting of Robert Godwin on Ohio Sidewalk motive: girlfriend rage killed: 1 suspect: wanted details: On Easter day,74-year-old Robert Godwin had left his children's home post at an Easter when he was shot and killed walking on the sidewalk. Suspect 37-year-old Steve Stephens, a bald black man with a beard posted a video of the shooting on his Facebook account titled "Easter day slaughter"
Murders of Alison Parker and Adam Ward by Bryce Williams On News Camera Perpetrator, Vester Lee Flanagan II (aka Bryce Williams). Motive, Perceived workplace animosity, supposed revenge for the Charleston church shooting. On August 26, 2015, news reporter Alison Parker and photojournalist Adam Ward, employees ...
July 12, 2016 Facebook live video captures three men being shot in Virginia | Daily Mail Jul 13, 2016 - Three men were shot by a gunman on Tuesday evening in Norfolk, Virginia; The ... Three Virginia men brutally shot while streaming live on Facebook ... them while they were smoking and listening to music inside a car in Virginia
January 4, 2017 2017 Chicago torture incident Chicago Police arrest four African-American suspects after they stream a video on Facebook showing themselves torturing and scalping a bound and gagged, kidnapped, white man with a mental disorder. The four suspects will face elevated hate crime charges. (The Guardian), (AP) Chicago torture: Facebook Live video leads to 4 arrests - CNN.com Jan 5, 2017 - A woman who broadcast the beating of a man on Facebook Live was arrested along with three others in connection with the attack, Chicago Police said. ... Police said the victim is an 18-year-old with special needs. ... was the man found on the street -- and the people arrested were involved, police said.. They have since pleaded not guilty. a man tied up and his mouth covered, cowering in the corner of a room. His attackers laugh and shout "f*ck Donald Trump" and "f*ck white people" as they kick and punch him. The video shows someone cutting into his scalp with a knife, leaving a visibly bald patch. victim knew at least one of his accused attackers from school... may have voluntarily gotten into a van with the group, police are considering kidnapping charges. Because the victim is white and the people in the video are black, police also are investigating whether hate crime charges are appropriate
Other live platforms have been used to broadcast haunting videos. An Ohio woman was accused of broadcasting her friend’s rapist on Twitter’s live-streaming service Periscope.