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Broncos CB Aqib Talib won’t face discipline for shooting as NFL closes investigation

By: Cameron Wolfe, The Denver Post
April 18, 2017 Updated: April 18, 2017 at 12:09 pm
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Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib stops Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman short of a first down on fourth and one in the fourth quarter of Denver's 20-18 win in the AFC Championship game against New England Patriots Sunday, January 24, 2016 at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib will not face discipline in the form of a fine or suspension from the NFL for his actions in a shooting in June 2016, per two NFL sources. The 10-month investigation by the NFL has been closed, the sources said.

Talib must complete a firearms safety course and also submit a list of all firearms he owns to NFL security, according to NFL vice president of communications Brian McCarthy.

In October, Dallas police ruled Talib shot himself on June 5 while standing in a park in Dallas. Earlier, Talib had told investigators he was “too intoxicated to remember” what happened regarding the shooting. Talib wasn’t charged with a crime and he did not miss any regular season action due to the gunshot wound in his lower right leg. He did not need surgery.

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