December 1, 2022

Lancaster police are looking for a man who they say shot a football coach after a disagreement between coaching staff Saturday evening.

According to police, at approximately 8:50 p.m., officers were dispatched to multiple calls for service at 1749 Jefferson St. in Lancaster, commonly known as Lancaster Community Park. During the disagreement, the opposing coaching staff was involved in a physical altercation, and one of the individuals involved discharged a firearm, striking an adult male, Lancaster police said.

Officers have identified a suspect involved in the altercation as Yaqub Salik Talib. There is an active warrant for his arrest. 

Police said the victim, identified as Coach Mike Hickmon, was transported to a local hospital for treatment where he was later pronounced dead.

Anyone with information containing the whereabouts of Talib should contact Detective Senad Deranjic at 972-218-2756.

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