Bucs cornerback Aqib Talib is a “person of interest” in a wild March 21 shooting that involved his mother, sister, and his sister’s boyfriend.
A spokesman for the Garland, Texas police department expects to know whether Talib will be charged later this week.
“This is still an open case,” Joe Harn told Rick Stroud of the St. Petersburg Times. “Once the detectives have decided, probably later this week, if there are charges that need to be brought against him or not, because of the high-profile interest in this case, we’ll have an announcement.”
The same paper reached Bucs coach Raheem Morris at a charity event on Monday, but Morris did not want to comment. Talib’s agent is also remaining mum.
According to the police report filed, Talib was accused of trying to pistol whip his sister’s boyfriend Shannon Billings. After a skirmish started, Talib’s mother and Talib are accused of taking turns firing a gun at Billings.