Manhunt on for Aquib Talib's brother after he killed football coach in row over KIDS' game
LANCASTER, ENGLAND: The brother of ex-NFL player Aqib Talib is wanted by the Lancaster cops in connection to a shooting that took place after an argument at a youth football game in Texas. The shooting left the team coach dead, as revealed by the authorities.
A football game for under-9 children turned into a tragedy after Aqib Talib’s brother identified as Yaqub Salik Talib shot dead the coach where his 9-year-old son was in attendance too. TMZ reported that the former NFL player was too present at the time of the incident that happened on Saturday, August 13. The shooting took place at Lancaster Community Park in southeast Dallas County.
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According to the press release shared by Lancaster Police, gunfire erupted after an argument turned physical between the opposing coaches. TMZ reported a video of the shooting showing a man donning a black hoodie and hat pulling out a gun and firing. Parents can be heard yelling in the clip while talking to the match officials before the fight breaks out on the field.
According to TMZ, the clip shows a man pulling out the gun and firing who was identified by the people as a man wearing all-black and a bucket hat. The publication stated that Lancaster PD has identified the suspect as Yaqub. The cops revealed that there was an active warrant for his arrest. Yaqub has been charged with murder. A mugshot of his was shared by the cops asking people to help nab him.
Ex-NFL player Aqib Talib was present during shooting
Aqib Talib was present at the time of the incident. His lawyer told TMZ, “Aqib was present when this unfortunate incident occurred and is very distraught and devastated over this terrible loss of life” adding, “He would like to convey his condolences to the family of the victim and to everyone who witnessed this unfortunate tragedy.” Aqib was not named by Lancaster police as a person of interest.
The former NFL player hung up his boots in 2020 after playing for 15 years in the league. He won Super Bowl 50 with the Denver Broncos. He earlier played with Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the New England Patriots, and the Los Angeles Rams. Aqib currently works as a commentator for Fox Sports.