Authorities said the brother of former NFL cornerback Aqib Taleb is an individual interested in the shooting of a youth soccer game in Texas on Saturday that killed a coach.
A statement issued by Lancaster, Texas, on Sunday indicated that Jacob Salk Talib is a suspect in the accident that occurred in Lancaster Community Park in Dallas County. There is a warrant for his arrest.
Police said Lancaster Police officers arrived at the scene, where an altercation erupted between coaching staff and command staff. During a physical shift, police said someone fired a firearm that wounded Coach Mike Hickmon.
The Dallas County Medical Examiner’s office has confirmed the identity of the only victim in the accident as 43-year-old Hickmon, The Dallas Morning News. mentioned.
A video of the incident on social media shows a coach arguing with the game official as a brawl erupts in the background.
Tevar Watson, owner of the North Dallas United Bobcats, told the newspaper he was aware of the incident and that his team was among the contenders.
“We don’t condone any of that, there’s no place for something like that to happen in youth sports – in any kind of sport,” Watson told Morning News.
The 36-year-old has enjoyed a productive NFL career, making five Pro Bowls, two All-Pro teams, and winning the Super Bowl with the Denver Broncos in 2015 during his twelve years in the league.
Taleb has also played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, New England Patriots, Los Angeles Rams, and Miami Dolphins.