CBS News, August 15, 2022
The brother of former star NFL cornerback Aqib Talib is in custody following the fatal shooting of a coach at a youth football game Saturday night,. Police in Lancaster, Texas earlier said they identified Yaqub Salik Talib as a suspect and issued a warrant for his arrest.
Talib turned himself in to law enforcement on Wednesday, the station reported.
The victim was identified as 43-year-old Michael Hickmon, a coach with one of the teams,.
He died at a hospital, the station says.
The shooting apparently happened during an argument between one of the coaching staffs and the officiating crew,.
Video of the alleged incident shows a referee attempting to calm a man as both walk toward a camera. However, a fight breaks out behind the pair involving several individuals. A series of five gunshots is heard before the person recording the video appears to seek cover.
Video of Aqib Talib and His Brother allegedly catching a body (murder of a youth football coach). Witnesses says Talib pulled the trigger but it’s still ALL SPECULATIONS AT THIS POINT pic.twitter.com/6t3RqKFDD2
— Poetik Flakko (@FlakkoPoetik) August 14, 2022
It all happened in front of the young kids – some younger than 9-years-old – who were playing and watching the game.
Another coach told CBS Dallas many of them are now scarred.