ATLANTA (AP) -- Gov. Nathan Deal says he's open to discussing whether legislative changes are necessary regarding "no-knock" warrants, but wants to first see the results of a probe into a recent case involving a Georgia toddler hurt in a police raid.
Deal said Thursday he is aware of a previous effort to tighten rules for such warrants, and wants to make sure the law enforcement community is involved in any discussion.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is looking into the May 28 raid in which 19-month-old Bounkham Phonesavanh (BOON'-kahm fohn-SAH'-vahn) was severely injured by a flash grenade.
Authorities in Habersham County have said officers were looking for a suspect who may have been armed and didn't know children were inside.
The device creates a bright flash and loud bang to distract suspects.
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