Report: Aqib Talib was “just feet” away from the shooter in fatal incident at youth football game

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The brother of Aqib Talib allegedly shot and killed a man at a youth football game over the weekend. Aqib Talib was reportedly close to the gunman at the time the incident happen.

TMZ.com reports that a video of the incident shows that Aqib Talib was “just feet” away from the man who fired the shots. His brother, Yaqub Talib, allegedly pulled the trigger.

Aqib Talib’s lawyer has issued a statement admitting that Aqib was indeed there at the time of the shooting.

69 responses to “Report: Aqib Talib was “just feet” away from the shooter in fatal incident at youth football game

  1. Even though he didn’t pull the trigger, his brother did, and Aqib was right there in the middle of it, I don’t know how you keep him on the Thursday night broadcast. If he’s “distraught and devastated” (probably more for his brother than the victim I’m guessing), he won’t be very effective anyway, will he?

  2. well. as soon as he testifys in court against his brother I’ll take him seriously.

    AT allways came off to Me as a decent guy, let’s see if he can prove me right.

  3. who brings a gun to a youth sporting event? FFS they let a kids sport lead to murder. Its insane, these guys need to realize maybe 1 of the kid that played on those fields on that day has a chance to go pro, its not worth killing over.

  4. When one day is always involved in shootings there’s something wrong with that dudes life choices and who he surrounds himself with.

  5. Those wild and crazy Talib boys…….

    Didn’t somebody just hire this joker to be an analyst?

  6. So much could be said.

    But I will say a prayer tonight to the Holy Mother for the lost life and the lost innocence.

  7. Over and over really takes no effort to find an individual that cares nothing about another life and less about their own.

  8. Imagine being one of those kids; someone gets shot and killed at their football game and they aren’t even in high school yet. It’s a sad culture.

  9. Does anybody really doubt that Aqib escalated this situation, or atleast helped escalate it and played a central role in it?

  10. This dude and his family have consistently shown this type of behavior for over a decade.

    Are we really supposed to act surprised?

  11. Aquib may not be guilty of anything, but if they don’t alter this plan,it will not be a good look for amazon.

  12. Good Look for both Amazon and the NFL….(though his brother pulled the trigger)….didnt the future Amazon employee have weapons/conduct issues earlier in his playing career?

  13. Amazon best replace him . Not a good look having him on board…Even though he was not the shooter he was “in the middle of it” and I’m positive he was arguing and not trying to calm everyone down. He’s always been a trouble maker

  14. RIP to the man who lost his life but its kind of sick that Aqib Talib’s name is the main name that keeps coming up when he had nothing to with the incident. Aqib is not responsible for his brother’s reprehensible actions.

  15. What does it say when people are bringing guns to a youth football game? Why? Get a grip people, get a grip.

  16. What is wrong with people? Shooting someone at a youth sporting event? They should put him under the jail and never let him out!

  17. Remember when Aqib fired shots at the sisters boyfriend, then his mother grabbed the gun and fired at him too. Nice family.

  18. He’s apologizing because the video came out. He wouldn’t of said a word otherwise, so lets not think this tool is so sorry for what happened. There’s a reason bad things follow him and his brother. Amazon wants to and is being the new NFL, they must be so proud

  19. The next report will show that mom handed him the gun then he handed it to little brother who did the shooting.

  20. Lock them both up, make an example of all of them. This needs to stop!

  21. Well that will all change if he is found to have aided and abetted….I’ve watched My Cousin Vinny

  22. I don’t know how to do it, but this gun violence needs to stop. I know many people think you can just take away the guns and/or make them more difficult to get, but we’ve had a war on drugs like heroin and cocaine for forty years, and we’ve got as many drug addicts as we’ve ever had, so I think the solution requires something more than that.

  23. “In 2011, he and his MOTHER were arrested after an altercation with his sister’s boyfriend. Talib allegedly fired shots at the boyfriend, though the charges were later dropped.”

    This should tell you everything about him and his family..

  24. Aquib shot himself in Dallas, was accused of shooting at someone (in Denver I think), but his mom took the fall on that one. Now his brother murders someone at a youth football game. This is a family of gang bangers with ZERO respect for life.

  25. This is a terrible situation all around. Why bring a gun to a kids football game?! And also I’ve said this a million times. When it comes to youth sports parents can be the complete worst!! There is absolutely no need for parents to be fighting at any youth game!! They’re kids they will learn much better navigating through adversity on their own than to have a parent fighting their battles!

  26. Shot this coach in front of his 9 year old son. Over kids sports??? I see it every weekend, parents trying to live out their athletics dreams through their children and getting all fired up on the sidelines. “The refs suck” or “the coach sucks, my kid should play more.” same crap different field, every weekend.

  27. The shooter probably brings his gun everywhere he goes.

    Regardless of the gun control debate, that some treat guns like an extra appendage, they need to have their guns with them at all times is a problem, in my estimation.

  28. I’ve always been surprised that Aquib got a talking head job after his career was over.

  29. Curious as to why he would be hired to host a tv show to begin with? Is there a violent section of the audience you’re trying to attract? Imagine being kind, determined and professional… And being rewarded for being the best person for the job. Nah, we want a violent person, full of hate, and a rap sheet to match…. Great hire!

  30. tough guys playing stupid games should be punished to the full extent.

  31. Who cares how distraught he is, what about all the 9 year old kids that were there that witnessed this?

  32. How could this guy possibly be a coach? Now he has ruined team sports for those children. Probably be number of them who will have PTSD for the rest of their lives. And of course ruined the lives of the victims family.

  33. AT has been a bad dude from before he even got to the NFL and never looked back and remains a bad man to this day. Screw him and his family.

  34. LOL at all the fools saying “Who brings a gun to a youth football game?”

    Like we dont live in America where guns are worshipped and psychos walk around open carry cities with their w33n3rs hard.

    This is America. we bring guns everywhere

  35. People asking why have a gun there. I’ve seen plenty of bets place on youth sports. This is a business to some.

  36. cs-lewis says:
    August 15, 2022 at 11:20 pm
    who brings a gun to a youth sporting event? FFS they let a kids sport lead to murder. Its insane, these guys need to realize maybe 1 of the kid that played on those fields on that day has a chance to go pro, its not worth killing over.

    ________________________________________________

    A player potentially going pro or not has nothing to do with anything. Doesn’t increase the value his life vs an accountant.

  37. savagestarlight says:
    August 16, 2022 at 10:32 am

    The shooter probably brings his gun everywhere he goes.

    Regardless of the gun control debate, that some treat guns like an extra appendage, they need to have their guns with them at all times is a problem, in my estimation.

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    This is a good insight. If you carry a gun with you everywhere you go, you’re living in fear, which means you’re already in an irrational state with a distorted view of risk assessment to begin with. Those aren’t the best people to be the closest to pulling a trigger. Little wonder that simply the presence of guns raises risk wherever they are, including in the home.

  38. whateverworks77 says:
    August 16, 2022 at 9:58 am

    Stream This….NFL needs to drop AMAZON
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    What on earth did Amazon have to do with this incident? If we are punishing everyone even tangentially involved with the actors, the NFL should ban everyone who subscribes to Amazon or ever had a Prime membership from attending or watching a game. That will show them!

  39. topcide says:
    August 15, 2022 at 11:17 pm

    AT allways came off to Me as a decent guy, let’s see if he can prove me right.
    ———————-

    Raise your standards. A lot.

  40. kevpft says:

    This is a good insight. If you carry a gun with you everywhere you go, you’re living in fear, which means you’re already in an irrational state with a distorted view of risk assessment to begin with. Those aren’t the best people to be the closest to pulling a trigger. Little wonder that simply the presence of guns raises risk wherever they are, including in the home.
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    It’s called being prepared for the unexpected. Better to have a tool and not need it than need it and not have it.

  41. ‘It’s called being prepared for the unexpected.’

    For instance, a confrontation in the Walmart parking lot.

  42. Talib has previous arrests for firing a weapon at sisters boyfriend, battery on a cab driver, resisting arrest, falsifying a police report, and now this. How can this guy get a job on TV?

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