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A local Facebook star was killed after he got into an argument with several people on Facebook Live, police say.

Terrell Smith was fatally shot around 11 a.m. on June 28 outside his house in the 1000 block of Nash Avenue in Ypsilanti Township, according to Click On Detroit.

Smith, 46, got into an argument with Martita Bonner, 41, and Jermia Castion, 25, who couldn't handle his "brutal honesty," according to police.

A 24-year-old man from Ypsilanti was arrested after he fled to Georgia, according to authorities.

Smith was a local celebrity best known for his livestreams called "Rells Corner."

Police say he got into a heated debate with the three suspects after he expressed his loyalty to Ypsilanti.

"Stop talking about Ypsi... Y'all mf be in the projects, be in gas stations," he said.

Viewers of the livestream said the suspects began making threats.

"Now y'all on Facebook, 'I'm riding around with 60 shots,'" Smith said.

Minutes later, someone drove up to Smith's house in Ypsilanti Township, while he was on the Live outside.

Smith jumped up and said, "OK, we got action y'all. We got action," before the shooter let off a flurry of gunshots.

Police said more than 30 shots were fired, and Smith was hit multiple times.

The gunshots were heard on the livestream, but the shooting wasn't seen. Smith's cousin, who heard the gunshots, called 911.

"He just laying on the ground. He ain't moving," the cousin told the dispatcher. "He's dying! Send an ambulance!"

The video was viewed 37,000 times before Facebook removed it.

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A Baltimore man shot and killed his girlfriend and ex-wife in two jurisdictions before taking his own life on Saturday, Dec. 11.

Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison said officers responded to an alarm call shortly after 1:30 p.m. in Federal Hill, and found a rear door kicked in. Inside the residence, they found a 41-year-old woman dead from a gunshot wound.

Police received information about a Facebook Live video in which a man said he shot his girlfriend and was on his way to Howard County, Maryland to kill his ex-wife and take his own life.

"Howard County Police were notified by Baltimore Police that there was a post on social media that indicated the suspect's intention to come to Howard County," said Sherry Llewellyn, a spokeswoman for Howard County Police.

By the time officers arrived at an apartment in the 7300 block of Eden Brook Drive in Columbia just after 2 p.m., the suspect had killed his ex-wife and himself, Llewellyn said.

In a Facebook Live video, the man calmly explained what drove him to shoot his ex-girlfriend earlier.

"Anyway, I just did something crazy, man. I just shot my ex-girlfriend in the head yo," he said. "It felt like a dream. I never thought I would be that guy. I can't go to prison, so the person that really started my depression and all of this is my ex-wife. So, she next. And then I'm going to do myself too."

His confession was a cautionary tale about the risks involved when women play with a man's emotions.

"I just wanted to say this to people," he continued, "don't play with people's emotions. Don't lie on these men. Oh, here's my ex-wife right here."

Just then, his ex-wife opened the back door and poked her head out before slamming the door shut.

"Oh nah nah, today is the day," he said as the video ends.

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As he led Indianapolis police on a high-speed car chase on May 6, Sean Reed pleaded "Please come get me!".

The shirtless 21-year-old live-streamed the chase on Facebook before he bailed out of his car and fled on foot near West 62nd Street and Michigan Avenue.

He titled the post, "High speed chase lol." Nearly 4,000 viewers tuned in as Reed yelled expletives at the police chasing him.

Toward the end of the livestream, Reed seemed nervous: "Somebody come get my stupid ass," he said. "Please come get me! Please come get me! Please come get me!... I'm on 62nd and Michigan."

"I just parked... I'm gone. Please come get me!" he said before bailing out of the car.

Reed took off on foot behind a locksmith store. He ran toward several churches and a closed school.

Police say he disobeyed commands to stop. Reed is hard panting. He took his phone out of his waistband and fumbled with it as he ran. A voice behind him can be heard yelling, "Stop now!"

"F*ck you!" Reed replied. Then, "Oh sh*t" as his phone dropped to the ground.

The phone was still streaming live as the sound of gunshots rang out, then silence. Then two more gunshots.

A gun that didn't belong to the cops was found near Reed's body.

Another audio picked up a conversation between two men at the scene. "Looks like it's going to be a closed casket, homie," said one of the voices.

It isn't clear if the person who made the comment was a cop. According to Fox59, the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) confirmed shots were fired by "both officers and suspect."

About 150 protesters gathered at the spot where Reed died on Wednesday to protest the police. They chanted "Murder! Murder!" and called for Indianapolis police to identify the cop who killed Reed.

"We deserve better," one community activist told the Star newspaper. "I am disgusted, horrified, tired and angry."

Reed's sister, Jazmine, went to the scene after watching her brother's livestream. She questioned why the cop shot him.

"They could have tased him, beat him up. He could be behind bars, but now he'll be in a casket the next time I see him."

Jazmine said her brother was a ladies man.

During the police chase, one smitten female viewer offered to make Reed a home-cooked meal.

"His smile, he was a ladies man for sure," Jazmine said. I got a 2-year-old, and she loved her uncle so much."


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An Indianapolis woman was murdered hours after she threatened to expose down low men in a Facebook Live video on Tuesday.

Jane Waughfield was shot and killed while in traffic, police say. After the shooting, she lost control of her vehicle, causing a four car crash.

Indianapolis Metropolitan police arrived at the scene of a crash. Waughfield was found dead in one of the vehicles. She was shot multiple times.

Hours before she died, Waughfield took to Facebook Live, and said she walked in on a male friend having sex with another man. "I walked into some nasty sh*t, and I will never be the same!" she said.

She threatened to name the men if they didn't pay her $5,000. "I can't get 5 bands?" she said.

Waughfield told her followers the man attempted to kill her. "They tried to kill me. They chased me out of the house," she said. "If I die, let them people know they killed me."

Hours later, she was shot and killed.

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A Florida man is behind bars for threatening President Donald Trump on Facebook Live. Chauncy Lump, 26, wore a towel on his head and a show curtain over his body in the Facebook Live video.

He smeared white cream on his face and threatened Trump’s life after Iranian general Qassem Soleimani was blown apart in a drone missile strike in Iraq on Jan. 3.

"He killed my leader, and I have to kill him. I am ready for Donald. I am ready," Lump said, according to the complaint.

"Do Not play with me, I have AK-47, I have it here, do not play with me, okay," he said before threatening to travel to West Palm Beach, Florida, where Trump was staying on Friday night.

When Secret Service agents showed up at his door the next day, Lump told them the threats were intended as "a joke." But federal agents weren't laughing as they took him into custody.

Lump was charged with knowingly and willfully making threats to kill and inflict bodily harm upon the president of the United States, a federal crime.

The Secret Service was tipped off by a Facebook employee who spotted the video shortly after it went live on a page called "BlackMan Vs America."

Lump legally owns a semi-automatic pistol. He told agents he had a bachelor's degree in homeland security from Bethune-Cookman University in Daytona Beach, but authorities ran a background check and learned he only completed one semester.

Lump told authorities the video was a mistake. "I shouldn't have did it in the first place," he said, according to the complaint.

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