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Flint airport stabbing suspect tried to buy gun in US, FBI says

Flint airport stabbing suspect tried to buy gun in US, FBI says

Detroit FBI head David Gelios said Ftouhi unsuccessfully tried to buy a gun once he arrived in the US but instead managed to buy a large knife.

"We continue to have no information to suggest Ftouhi's attack on Lt. Neville was part of a wider plot", Gelios told reporters today.

The trauma surgeon for Lt. Jeff Neville, the Flint airport police officer stabbed in the neck on Wednesday, said that the 12-inch laceration that the officer sustained came very close to severing a major artery and nerve. More charges could be filed as prosecutors take the case to a grand jury, Gelios said. The additional details about the planning that went into the attack emerged Thursday as a portrait formed of Ftouhi, a 50-year-old married father of three who had worked as a truck driver in Canada.

Linsey Carson, a court pretrial services officer, also spoke at Ftouhi's hearing Wednesday.

Ftouhi is in custody and has a bond hearing scheduled for Wednesday. A police dog and handler search cars in a parking lot at Bishop International Airport, Wednesday morning, June 21, 2017, in Flint, Mich. Officials evacuated the airport Wednesday, where a witness said he s.

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CNN reported on Thursday that Ftouhi attempted to purchase a gun after arriving in the Flint area but was denied because he is not a USA citizen.

Police in Canada were searching a Montreal apartment.

On Thursday, Canadian authorities raided Ftouhi's home in the Montreal borough of Villeray-St Michel, and took three people in for questioning, Montreal police spokesman Benoit Boiselle told AP.

His neighbors and landlord described him as quiet and friendly, although a woman who spoke to the Montreal Gazette said he "looked unsociable". "I've never had any problems with him".

Federal Bureau of Investigation special agent David Gelios told media on Thursday the accused legally crossed into the United States by auto at the Lake Champlain, New York border crossing on 16 June.

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Airport Director Craig Williams said Thursday of the maintenance worker, "I believe he saved Jeff's life". Ftouhi had no travel documents to suggest he was planning travel to and from Flint, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

"He appeared to understand what I was reading and indicated to me that he understood what I was reading to him", Koelzer said.

Investigators are still trying to determine why Amor Ftouhi travelled from his home in Montreal to Flint, a struggling in the American rustbelt city more than 1,000 kilometres away, where the attack occurred.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has said it is probing a stabbing of a police officer at a U.S. airport as an "act of terror". No passengers were harmed in the attack, officials said.

The Detroit Free Press reported that officials said Ftouhi was wearing a mask at the court proceedings because he had spat on a law-enforcement officer.

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