Aqib Talib’s Brother Is Wanted For Murder After Video Surfaces Of Fatal Shooting At Youth Football Game

Yaqub Talib, who is the brother of former NFL cornerback Aqib Talib, is wanted on a murder charge in the fatal shooting of a youth football coach, per TMZ Sports.

Footage was released on social media showing gun shots ringing out at a youth football game which claimed the life of a head coach.

The Lancaster, Texas, police department released a statement Sunday announcing an active warrant for his arrest, as well as the alleged circumstances of the shooting.

“Upon arrival, officials were notified of a disagreement among coaching staff and the officiating crew. During the disagreement the opposing coaching staff were involved in a physical altercation and one of the individuals involved in the altercation discharged a firearm striking one adult male. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he was later for treatment where he was later pronounced deceased.”


An attorney representing Aqib Talib relayed to TMZ Sports that his client was present at the football field when the shooting happened.

“Aqib was present when this unfortunate incident occurred and is very distraught and devastated over this terrible loss of life,” the statement read.

“He would like to convey his condolences to the family of the victim and to everyone who witnessed this unfortunate tragedy.”

Rest in peace to the South East Dallas Wolverines coach.