The Latest: Friend of shooting suspect saw no trouble signs
ROCKVILLE, Md. – The Latest on the shooting spree in Maryland that left three people dead and a man in custody (all times local):
A friend of a Maryland man charged with killing his estranged wife and two other people says he saw the couple as recently as three weeks ago and wasn't aware they had any marital troubles.
Gary Cochran of Sterling, Virginia, said in a phone interview Sunday evening that Eulalio Tordil of Adelphi was "always smiling and very polite." Cochran added that he was stunned that the federal police officer is accused of a two-day shooting spree in suburban Maryland parking lots.
Along with the three fatalities, three other people were wounded in the shootings.
"He was a very quiet person, very soft-spoken," Cochran said of Tordil, who attended high school with his wife. "We're shocked because we can't imagine this is the person we invited into our home."
Tordil is scheduled to make an initial court appearance Monday in Rockville, a suburb near the nation's capital. He faces charges including first-degree murder.
Police say they've seen no signs of remorse from a federal police officer accused of a two-day shooting spree in a string of suburban parking lots in Maryland that left three people dead and three wounded.
Sixty-two-year-old Eulalio Tordil (yoo-LALL'-ee-oh torr-DEEL') of Adelphi is scheduled to make an initial court appearance Monday in Rockville on charges including first-degree murder.
Police say the shootings began Thursday when Tordil fatally shot his estranged wife in a high-school parking lot. A bystander was wounded.
The shootings continued Friday at two different mall parking lots. At the first, one man was killed and his friend was wounded coming to the aid of a woman, who also was wounded. At the second, a woman was shot and killed in her car.
Police said Saturday the Friday shootings were likely botched carjackings.