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Man Struck by Train Was Suspect in Fatal Truck Stop Shooting

Police believe suspect also shot woman he had relationship with

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    A man suspected in two shooting in which a man was killed and two other people were injured apparently killed himself by getting in the path of MARC train Monday morning, police said. Prince George's County Bureau Chief Tracee Wilkins reports. (Published Monday, March 28, 2016)

    Howard County police say the man killed by a MARC train Monday morning was the suspect in two shootings Sunday, including a fatal truck stop shooting in Maryland. 

    Police believe 52-year-old Jacinto Del Prado intentionally placed himself on the train tracks near Annapolis Road and Whitfield Chapel Road. about 7 a.m. He was struck by a MARC train and pronounced dead at the scene. 

    Authorities say Del Peado shot two men at a truck stop on Assateague Drive Sunday afternoon.

    Chad Dewayne Daniel, 44, of Florida, died at the scene. Warren Weeden, 57, of Baltimore, was taken to a hospital, where he is in stable condition. 

    Police believe Del Prado went to the truck stop to confront the victims about a domestic matter, but later realized he shot the wrong people. 

    After that shooting, Del Prado shot and injured a woman in the 8600 block of Greenbelt Road, sources told Prince George's County Bureau Chief Tracee Wilkins. He had been involved in a relationship with the woman and that relationship led to the shootings, Wilkins reported.

    Service on MARC's Penn Line was suspended for several hours. MARC officials said trains are currently operating on a single track between New Carrollton and Bowie.

    Limited Amtrak service has also resumed between Baltimore and Washington, D.C.

    Both agencies say customers should expect delays.