Former NFL star Akib TalibThe brother of, Yaqub Talibis a wanted man in Texas, after cops say he was involved in a fatal shooting at a youth football game over the weekend.
The Lancaster Police Department released an announcement on Sunday saying it was looking for Yaqub in connection with the death of an adult male on Saturday … who was shot and killed during an argument at the end of a game whose parents were angry.
The man is believed to be the coach of one of the teams…a name is circulating online, but we’ll refrain from identifying him at this time until family and/or cops confirm. Either way, he succumbed to his injuries… which police say were the direct result of a discharged firearm.
There is video of the alleged shooting which eyewitnesses say shows a man pulling out the gun and shooting. We’re told people in the crowd identified the man dressed in black and a bucket hat as possibly one of the Talib brothers – but it’s unclear who this person is or if he has a armed. What is depicted…an apparent fight/shootout.
Lancaster PD says they have identified the suspect in this case as Yaqub, and note there is an active warrant for his arrest. It’s unclear what charge, exactly, they want to bring him on…but some say it looks like outright murder. We have contacted LPD for clarification.
An old photo of Yaqub was attached to the press release, and Lancaster asks for all the help needed to find him. BTW, Aqib was also there for this tragic murder.
His attorney tells TMZ… “Aqib was present when this unfortunate incident happened and is very distraught and devastated by this terrible loss of life. He wishes to convey his condolences to the victim’s family and all those who have suffered. witnessed this unfortunate tragedy.
Aqib has played for the Bucs, Broncos (with whom he won a Super Bowl ring) and several other teams over the years. He was not named in the Lancaster PD statement.