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Police are searching for man who killed a coach at a Youth Football Game

Police are searching for Yaqub Talib who fatally shot and killed a youth football coach in Texas

Police are searching for Yaqub Salik Talib who fatally shot and killed a coach at a Youth Football Game in Lancaster, Texas. Talib has an active warrant out for his arrest in connection with the shooting.

This happened just before 9 p.m., last night during a Youth Football Game.


Police officers were told about an argument between coaches and referees. A fight started among the coaching staff, and police said Talib pulled out a gun and opened fire, hitting another man.

The victim was identified him as Mike Hickmon.

Hickmon coaches for Dragon Elite Academy. His 9-year-old son is on the team and witnessed the shooting.

Yaqub Talib, brother of former NFL cornerback Aqib Talib, is suspected in the Saturday shooting death of Dallas-area youth football coach Mike Hickmon, Lancaster police say.

Please keep the family in your prayers.

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