ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - The parents of an Orlando man who was left paralyzed after a brutal
beating are begging for help finding his attacker.
"Our world was turned upside down," said his mother, Alta Silverman.
For the past month, Alta and her husband Richard Silverman have spent their days and nights at the
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The father and former bodybuilder is recovering at a local hospital.
Sharky's employees told WFTV's Anthony Dilorenzo that the incident started inside with a verbal altercation and ended up outside with the victim being punched in the head and then falling on his face.
"This little guy was punching up on him," said Richard Silverman.
The Silvermans said they rushed to Orlando from their home in Baton Rouge, La.
They told Dilorenzo that they feeling like they've been left in the dark.
Orange County deputies confirmed to Dilorenzo that the case is open and that there is a suspect, but no arrests have been made.
Silverman's parents said they want justice.
"We have to feed him, change his diapers and we have to be there for him. He wanted to take care of mom and dad," said Alta Silverman.
Deputies said they are not identifying the suspect, and they are treating this as a felony battery case.