Eulalio Tordil, the main suspect in the shooting spree that took place on Friday afternoon in Maryland, possessed a firearm despite having a restraining order placed on him by his wife.
By federal law, it is illegal to be in the possession of a firearm if there is a restraining order in place.
Tordil has worked with the Federal Protective Service agency since 1997 but had to turn his gun into the agency back on March 17 when his wife, Gladys Tordil put out a restraining order against him.
In the restraining order, Gladys claimed that Eulalio was abusing her and their two teenage children for the past ten years. She said Eulalio “subject(ed) the children to intense military like discipline, push ups, detention in dark closet(s).”
She claimed he slapped them, shoved them and threatened his family with violence. One time he hit her so hard she said, “my glasses broke on my face.”
Tordil was then placed on administrative duties after the restraining order was placed on him. He had to give up his firearms to the police.’
According to WUSA, law enforcement sources say that Tordil bought two .40 caliber handguns recently and the ballistics matched up at all three crime scenes.