Brother of ex-NFL CB Aqib Talib wanted for murder after alleged altercation at youth football game

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The brother of former NFL cornerback Aqib Talib is wanted as the suspect in a murder in a Dallas suburb that followed an altercation at the end of a youth football game Saturday night.

The Lancaster (Texas) Police Department issued a press release stating that they dispatched officers to Lancaster Community Park Saturday night at 8:50 p.m. Upon arrival, officers were told of a disagreement that had taken place between the coaching staff and officiating crew of a game that had taken place at the park.

Police said the disagreement turned into a physical altercation and that one of the persons involved fired a gun and shot a man. According to the release, the victim was taken to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

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Police have not publicly identified the victim but identified Yaqub Talib as the suspect and said there is an active warrant for his arrest.

Lancaster is a suburb that is a little more than 15 miles south of Dallas.

Aqib Talib played in the NFL 12 seasons from 2008-19 for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, New England Patriots, Denver Broncos and Los Angeles Rams. He was a five-time Pro Bowler and a one-time All-Pro. He was a member of the Broncos team from 2016 that defeated the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50.

A 2008 story posted to the official website of the Buccaneers that recounts Aqib Talib's path toward becoming a first-round draft pick identifies Yaqub as Aqib's older brother.

Aqib Talib was not mentioned in the Lancaster Police press release.

This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: Brother of ex-NFL CB Aqib Talib wanted for murder in Dallas suburb