Shooting suspect committed suicide by train

trainHoward County Police just released a statement saying that Jacinto Del Prado, a 52 year-old Greenbelt resident who was a suspect in a Jessup shooting Sunday, was found dead in Prince George’s County of an apparent suicide. Police report that Prado was hit by a train in Lanham this morning.

Earlier reports this morning indicated that a “trespasser” was struck by a MARC train near the Seabrook station in Lanham. This incident resulted in Amtrak and MARC trains being disrupted for several hours.

Normal MARC service will have resumed by the evening rush hour.

MARC train struck shooting suspect near Lanham

Del Prado was believed to have gone to a truck stop on Assateague Drive in Jessup Sunday to confront someone about a domestic situation. He shot two men, killing one of them. The other victim is in critical condition. The deceased victim was Chad DeWayne Bailey of Florida. The victim currently in critical condition at Shock Trauma is Warren Anthony Weeden of Baltimore.

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