Man Allegedly Shot His Nephew’s Youth Football Coach

October 1, 2018 at 11:54 am by Terez in Main

Anthony Lamont Hines is accused of shooting his nephew’s football coach. DURING PRACTICE.

From KDKA: The U.S. Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force took 33-year-old Anthony Lamont Hines Jr., of Sharpsburg, into custody just after 2 p.m. Sunday in Monroeville. He was taken to the Allegheny County Jail. The shooting happened on Friday around 7 p.m. during a youth football practice at Mellon Park. According to police, Hines Jr. approached the coach and the two got into a verbal altercation. Eyewitnesses say that Hines Jr. then shot the coach several times and fled the scene. Boys between the ages of 7 and 12 were on the field at the time of the shooting.

Further details from the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Witnesses told police that Hines, whose nephew plays on the East End Raiders youth football team, had caused trouble at previous practices. They said “Uncle Tone” approached the coach about 7 p.m. Friday and began shooting. The suspect continued firing as he chased the coach across the field and stood over him, firing shots as he crawled along the ground attempting to avoid the gunfire, according to the warrant. – TO