DETROIT, (WXYZ) –
At this time, Michigan’s personal Matt Mika threw out the primary pitch on the Detroit Tigers recreation.
The lobbyist was shot on June 14 in Alexandria, Virginia, and he has been recovering since.
Mika is grateful to be alive, after a person opened hearth throughout baseball follow for a charity recreation.
“My ribs are nonetheless recovering. My left hand, I haven’t got feeling but in my hand,” Mika stated.
5 individuals have been injured that day, together with US consultant Steve Scalise of Louisiana.
Mika threw out the primary pitch of the Tigers recreation in good type.
“It is fairly superb to learn how many care about you, care concerning the incident and simply need you to heal,” Mika stated.
All through his journey, Mika had family and friends beside him each step of the best way.
“To see how far he is come from June 14, and that we’re capable of do this can be a true miracle,” stated Mika’s girlfriend, Kristy Boswell.
“He is simply been actual constructive about it and labored actually onerous to get to the place he’s proper now,” stated Mika’s father, Joe Mika.
Matt Mika is grateful for the individuals of Michigan and Detroit.
“It has been superb from D.C. to Michigan, to Detroit throughout the nation…all of the ideas and prayers and letters…” Mika stated.