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Lancero

(3,031 posts)
Fri May 30, 2014, 11:22 PM May 2014

SWAT raid leaves toddler paralyzed and in a induced coma

ATLANTA — The mother of the toddler injured after a flashbang was thrown into the home where their family was staying told Channel 2 Action News Friday morning that the boy remains in a medically-induced coma.

“He is in a medically induced coma and he is paralyzed. I hope he’s not going to remember this. I know his sisters, his mommy and his daddy will never forget this," the boy's mother, Alecia Phonesavanh, said. "Our kids have been through enough this year. This is just more trauma that they didn’t need, and I just wish there was something better I could do to make it better for him. Wrong place, wrong time. There’s nothing I can do about it."

...A family says a SWAT team raided their home in the middle of the night and seriously injured a 19-month-old boy with a stun grenade.

..."The cops threw that grenade in the door without looking first, and it landed right in the playpen and exploded on his pillow right in his face."


http://www.wsbtv.com/news/news/local/toddler-critically-burned-during-swat-raid/nf9SJ/

Follow up - The toddler has lost use of one lung, and has a laceration on his chest that can't be closed due to the stun grenade charring the surrounding skin.

http://www.wsbtv.com/news/news/local/da-investigating-swat-raid-critically-injured-todd/nf95Z/

Tax dollars at work folks.
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SWAT raid leaves toddler paralyzed and in a induced coma (Original Post) Lancero May 2014 OP
Let me predict, no cops will be charged or punished. nt Logical May 2014 #1
The family does not have health insurance. LuvLoogie May 2014 #2

LuvLoogie

(7,157 posts)
2. The family does not have health insurance.
Sat May 31, 2014, 01:06 AM
May 2014

One of the reports say that they are from Wisconsin. Did they apply or get kicked off of badger care? He says they're from Michigan.

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