Vikings RB Dalvin Cook’s Sibling Charged With Murder: Report

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Dalvin Cook’s half-brother was arrested and charged with first-degree murder in Miami on August 3, 2022.

Minnesota Vikings star running back Dalvin Cook‘s half-brother has been charged with murder in Miami.

Damarcus Cook, 18, was arrested on August 3 and charged with robbing and killing a man, authorities said, per the Miami Herald.

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Cook’s Half-Brother Charged for 1st-Degree Murder

Damarcus was accused of trading gunfire with a man inside a car outside a home in the Little Havana neighborhood outside downtown Miami at around 8 p.m. on August 2. According to a police report, neighbors called Miami police, and upon their arrival, authorities found the man inside a vehicle had been shot. Police found Cook, who was also suffering from a gunshot wound, the Miami Herald reported.

The murder victim who police have not named was taken to a nearby hospital. Doctors could not revive him, per the Miami Herald.

The Miami Herald reached out to Tateanna Price, who is Darmacus’ mother, not Dalvin’s, confirmed her son had been injured and arrested and said her daughter was also hurt during the incident. Damarcus was brought in for police questioning with minor injuries, according to the Miami Herald.

Damarcus has been charged with first-degree murder and robbery.

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Damarcus Survived a Drive-By Shooting as a Teen

This past week’s incident isn’t Damarcus’ first scrape with gun violence.

When he was 14 years old, Damarcus was one of two teenagers who were shot in a drive-by shooting in Little Haiti. Damarcus was shot in the chest, but survived, along with his 16-year-old friend.

Price spoke out about the gun violence that has plagued the community.

“This violence needs to stop. Our kids need to get an education and stop this,” she told CBS4 after the 2019 shooting. “We need to do something about this crime… I want to say that people should come forward. And as a community we need to come together.”

Four years ago, Dalvin’s uncle, Anthony Jones, was also shot and injured in a drive-by shooting, the Miami Herald said.

No Updates on Dalvin Cook’s Civil LawSuit

Last November, a civil suit against Dalvin surfaced with his ex-girl