Police take Eulalio Tordil, 62, a suspect in three fatal shootings in the Washington, D.C., area into custody in Bethesda, Md., Friday, May 6, 2016.
McSwain added that investigators have “no reason to believe the victims knew the suspect.”
Tordil, 62, was a federal security office, but was on leave from his job since March, when his estranged wife filed a restraining order against him. Eulalio Tordil 62, allegedly shot and killed his estranged wife and wounding a man on Thursday, outside a Beltsville, Md.
The scene of Friday’s Maryland mall shooting.
The mall and the high school are approximately 12 miles apart.
Tordil is an employee of the Federal Protective Service, which offers security at federal properties.
The Federal Protective Service says Tordil was put on administrative duties in March after a protective order was issued against him.
Four people were shot at two locations in Montgomery County, Maryland on Friday, with two fatalities
The first happened Thursday at High Point High School in Beltsville. The next morning, a man was killed and two people injured at a shooting at the Westfield Mall. Thirty minutes later, a woman was killed in a shooting at the Giant grocery in Aspen Hills
The second shooting happened just before 11am on Friday, at the Westfield Montgomery Mall in Bethesda. According the eports the gunman approached the woman who was walking into the Macy’s at the Westfield mall with a gun and asked her where she was going. When she ignored him, he reached into his car and started shooting. Two men responded to her screams and were also shot by the suspect. All three were taken to the hospital in critical condition. One of the men later died.
Just 30 minutes later, officers were called to another shooting at the Giant grocery store five miles away in Aspen Hill, where a woman was killed. That woman was reportedly approached by a man who asked ‘Is this your car?’ who then opened fire.
A woman was approached going into the mall on Friday morning and shot by the gunman. Two men that ran to her aid were also shot. One of those men has since died and the other