The brother of former NFL player Aqib Talib is currently the main suspect in a shooting that occured during an argument at a youth football game in Texas that left one man dead.
On Sunday Police issued an arrest warrant for Yaqub Talib and plan to charge him with murder in the Saturday evening shooting at Lancaster Community Park in southeast Dallas County.
Former NFL star Aqib Talib’s brother, Yaqub Talib, is a wanted man in Texas — this after cops say he was involved in a fatal shooting at a youth football game this weekend.
The Lancaster Police Department fired off an announcement Sunday saying that they were looking for Yaqub in connection to the death of an adult male Saturday … who was shot and killed during an argument at the conclusion of a match that parents were angry about.
Lancaster PD just got back to us … Yaqub is wanted on a murder charge
Aqib, who recently signed to commentate games on Amazon, was at the scene of the shooting and his lawyers released a statement.
. “Aqib was present when this unfortunate incident occurred and is very distraught and devastated over this terrible loss of life. He would like to convey his condolences to the family of the victim and to everyone who witnessed this unfortunate tragedy.”
The man who was allegedly shot by Yaqub was a youth football coach for one of the teams.
This was a Coach for a youth football team in Dallas, Texas. I don’t know this Coach and I’ve never met him a day in my life… but I do know that he didn’t deserve to have his life taken in front of his 9 year old son over no damn little football. RIP Coach Mike🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾 pic.twitter.com/XGU4nk674Z
— Kendrick Perkins (@KendrickPerkins) August 14, 2022