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Sunday July 5th, 2015 9:22AM

Governor awaiting probe on boy hurt in police raid

By The Associated Press
CORNELIA, Ga. (AP) Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal said he's awaiting results of an investigation into a botched drug raid that left a toddler severely injured before deciding whether any executive action or state legislation is needed. <br /> <br /> Deal tells The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that it's the type of case that requires a thorough investigation. <br /> <br /> Mountain Judicial Circuit District Attorney Brian Rickman said he is investigating the actions of officers involved in the raid that left 19-month-old Bounkham Phonesavanh severely injured by a flash grenade thrown in his playpen on May 28. <br /> <br /> The family's attorney, Mawuli Mel Davis, said the district attorney collected no evidence at the home, so the family has hired an investigator to do so. <br /> <br /> Police have said officers were searching for a potentially armed drug suspect and didn't know children were inside when they conducted the no-knock warrant in the early morning hours last Wednesday.<br />
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