Police Chief Terence Green confirmed a shooting took place there, but he could not immediately discuss the circumstances.
His parents have been by his side since the surgery and plan to be there in the weeks to come but need some assistance.
"The suspect that they brought in made some admissions that he was with my sister that morning, that day, that he assaulted her, that he physically struck her and confessed that to the police," Tom Rohrer said.
Life behind bars for the man who attempted to murder Lt. Jeff Neville at Flint's Bishop International Airport two years ago. Neville and some of the people who stepped in to save him were at Amor Ftouhi's sentencing Thursday.