Family of victim urge not to share ‘horrific crime’ video


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Social media users reacted to the Facebook Live video of a shooting incident in Ohio, requesting people not to share the footage showing the killing of an elderly man. On Sunday, police said a man in Cleveland, identified as Steve Stephens, killed Robert Godwin Sr. and broadcast it on Facebook Live. “This is a horrific crime…

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Global News reports:

Family of slain Cleveland man: ‘Share the video, but take something from it’

In an emotional statement, the family of Robert Goodwin Sr. say they hope the world will remember him as more than a victim.

New York Post reports:

Facebook shooting victim’s grandson urges others not to share footage

Social-media users are urging people not to share video footage showing the death of a Cleveland grandfather whose slaying was recorded by his killer and posted on Facebook. “Please please please stop retweeting that video and report anyone who has posted it! That is my grandfather show some respect #Cleveland,” wrote Ryan Godwin, a grandson...

Fox News reports:

Detroit casino brawl: Family of victim beaten in viral video speaks out

The family of a man who was beaten over the weekend outside a Detroit casino in a brawl that spawned a viral video is speaking out as police vowed Monday to release new photos of the suspects.