He sped away, and police then hit his auto with their vehicle, causing him to lose control and spin out, at which point Stephens shot himself, Teper said.
MORE: Videos show desperation of suspect in Facebook video killing The McDonald's employees tried to "buy some time for the cops" by telling Stephens his fries were delayed, but he said he had no time to wait and drove off, according to DuCharme.
Steve Stephens took his own life in Erie, Pennsylvania, ending a three-day manhunt that started after he posted a Facebook video of himself killing an elderly man. "VIDEO: Officials at scene of Steve Stephens" auto Facebook said it removed the video of the shooting 23 minutes after learning of it.
Police investigating Stephens, though, say they have found no evidence indicating he actually killed the 13 other people.
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The woman Stephens spoke of, Joy Lane, said in a text message to CBS that "we had been in a relationship for several years".
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Stephens, 37, was named on the FBI's Most Wanted list for fatally shooting 74-year-old Robert Godwin, Sr. on Sunday in Cleveland, Ohio.
The search for Stephens began Sunday after he recorded and shared on Facebook a video of himself shooting a stranger named Robert Godwin on a Cleveland street.
Brenda Haymon, daughter of Godwin, learned that Stephens had killed himself while planning funeral arrangements for her father.
"I think the people on social media kind of know the power and harm it can do", Williams said. He offered his condolences and reiterated the company's position that it will review its "reporting flows" so that users can flag video and other content that violates its policies.
Lane said she and Stephens dated for a while, and had discussed getting engaged, but they broke up and she urged him to seek help for gambling issues.
When police tracked down Stephens' vehicle, they pursued him while trying to get him to pull over. "All I can say is that I wish he had gone down in a hail of 100 bullets", she said.