What Happened At Aqib Talib killer Shooting? Incidents Explained: Authorities say the brother of former NFL cornerback Aqib Talib is implicated in a shooting Saturday at a Texas youth football game that killed a coach.
Yaqub Salik Talib is considered a suspect in the incident at the Lancaster Community Park in Dallas County, according to a statement released Sunday by Lancaster, Texas officials. There is an arrest warrant against him.
Police said Lancaster police arrived at the scene, and the coaching staff had an argument with the cast. During a physical confrontation, police said someone shot and hit coach Mike Hickmon.
The Dallas County Coroner’s Office identified the sole victim of the incident as Hickmon, 43, according to the Dallas Morning News.
Video of the incident, shared on social media, showed a coach arguing with a match official as a brawl broke out in the background.
North Dallas United Bobcats owner Teva Watson told the paper he knew about it and his team was one of the contenders.
“We don’t condone it, there’s no place in the youth movement — in any sport,” Watson told the Morning News.
Aqib Talib, who recently joined Amazon Prime Video as a studio analyst for the NFL’s coverage of “Thursday Night Football,” issued a statement through his attorney offering his condolences, TMZ reported.
Talib, 36, has had a successful NFL career, including five Pro Bowl appearances and two All-Pro teams in his 12 years with the league, and a Super Bowl win with the Denver Broncos in 2015. Bowl champion.
Talib has also played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, New England Patriots, Los Angeles Rams and Miami Dolphins.